Kechana lies in the southeastern part of the Jhapa district in Kachankawal Rural Municipality at 58 m above sea level. It is also the lowest part of Nepal; hence, the Rural Municipality is named after it.
Kechana or Kachankawal is declared as the lowest part of Nepal in 2044 BS. Similarly, in the same year Late King Birendra visited this place and named it as Kachankawal.
The park is being constructed to promote Kechana and a 16 feet tall pillar has been constructed which resembles the lowest part of Nepal.
Kechana covers an area of 4 bighas of land and bears a great possibility of both internal and external tourist attractions. it is 500 m north of the Nepal-India border and is submerged during monsoon season.
Two historical ponds, which are supposed to be built by King Birtat during Mahavarat time, add to the glory of this place.
Kechana is also included as one of the new tourist destinations among 200 new destinations throughout the country by the Government of Nepal to promote and develop new tourism possibilities.
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