Bharatpur (भरतपुर) is a city in the central-southern part of Nepal. Located in Chitwan Valley, Bharatpur is the district headquarters of the Chitwan District, as well as a separate Municipal authority, and is the fifth largest city of Nepal. As per Vishnupuran, it is said that King Bharat ruled the entire world from here and hence this place received the name BHARATPUR. While as king, Bharat ruled here from this place for 60,000 years, later he moved to Pulahasram (Another place near Muktinath in Nepal) and then subsequently his next two lives as a deer and then Jada Bharat respectively were also spent in Nepal. Located within the municipality of Bharatpur is also the famous holy place Devghat.