Nepal, Street, Arranging, Black And White, Camera Film
Janakpur, Nepal - November 18, 2012: Rickshaw driver in front of Ramanand Chowk. Janakpur is the administrative headquarters of Dhanusa District of the Janakpur Zone and has a population of approximately 80,000. The city is located about 123 km south-east of Kathmandu, 20 km from the Indian border at 26A 42' 44' N, 085A 55' 18' E. Janakpur has a substantial tourism industry due to its significance in the Hindu religion and is home to the only operational railway in Nepal, the Janakpur Railway. Janakpur, historically called Mithilanchal, is the centre of the ancient Maithili culture, which has its own language and script.