the capital of Nepal, in the east at the confluence of the Baghmati and Vishnumati Rivers. Pop: 814 000 (2005 est)
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How to use Katmandu in a sentence
Katmandu can be reached in eight days, but the track is bad and very little trade passes this way.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
This fort commands the valley of Katmandu, and the Durbar therefore thought it advisable to treat as speedily as possible.
We passed through the suburbs of Katmandu by a road beautifully paved, in some places with brick, in others with granite.
There were at least four pagodas, painted in like way, and guarded in like manner, in the great square of Katmandu.
Time has mellowed their bright colours—if they were ever painted at all like those at Katmandu—into a sombre, quiet grey.