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Sankhar (साँखर), Syangja District, Western Development Region, Nepal
latitude: 27.8971, longitude: 83.9203
Browse map of Sankhar (साँखर) 27°53′49.56″ N, 83°55′13.08″ E
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Sankhar (साँखर) is a village in Syangja District, Western Development Region, Nepal at latitude 27°53′49.56″ North, longitude 83°55′13.08″ East.

OpenStreetMap images (and underlying map data) are freely available under OpenStreetMap License.

Welcome to OSM Sankhar! Let's join forces and create a complete, accurate and useful map of Sankhar.

We have maps for 2015 Nepal earthquake


Local user group
Users in Sankhar 
When: irregular
Where: unknown
Mailing list
mailing list – archive
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Your contribution counts! The awesome people who've so far contributed to the project. Please help make this list longer: Pitambar Bhattarai, ...and many more

Sankhar Living Labs

Sankhar Living Labs is a project using open and free infrastructure of OpenStreetMap to map major points-of-interests and critical infrastructure such as schools, public buildings, and hospitals in Sankhar.


How to get started

Tutorial to learn how to get started in mapping Sankhar and also read the Getting Involved page to begin contributing to OpenStreetMap.

Tracing Aerial Imagery

This is the easiest way to quickly and effortlessly edit, fix or add map details, create new ways without having to drive around town with GPS logger and camera :-) So, what should we do? Just open, move the map to your hometown, click on Edit, register/login, and happy mapping!

Naming Convention

The attribute name will always be in Romanized alphabets. Example: Use "Bhattarai Danda" for the name keyword. Always use the official name when possible. If another name is more popular name:alt can be used. To write the names in localized script, use name:ne


Atrribute Value
name Bhattarai Danda
name:ne भट्टराई डाँडा

Types of Data to Record

Link to road classification in Nepal is available here. A copy is also available at here

Also on the wiki:

  1. Nepal:Roads