The name of the Suryabinayak Municipality is named after the Suryabinayak Temple which dwells within a hill station. The dense woods accompanies it as its surroundings.
The municipality was first introduced in December 2014. Only with a limited number of Village Development Committees. Later on, adding the Ananatalingeshwor Municipality, make it worth of 10 wards. That certainly includes places like Katunje, Sipadol, Nankhel, Chitapol, Sirutar, Gundu, Dadhikot, and Balkot.
The total area of the municipality is 42.45 square kilometers. Within this limited area of that space, there is a population of around 78,490 people. That is according to the records of the 2011 Nepal Census. The former mayor of the municipality is Mr. Basu Thapa.
It is just 2 kilometers far from Bhaktapur Nagar. Yet there is a vast difference between their altitudes. The Bhaktapur municipality remains on the altitude of 1401m. Whereas, the Suryabinayak municipality has an altitude of 1372 to 2025m.
The municipality, in an aspect of natural and cultural resources, is very rich. There are so many hill stations in this area that simply are perfect for hiking and cycling activities. The destinations like Ranikot, Pilot baba ashram, Ghyampe danda, Maley gaun, they all reside within this municipality.
Besides, the jungle areas and grasslands, they offer a large variety of bird species to watch over. Around 99 species of birds are found in that particular area.
There are other places too which have had similar kinds of facts about tourism possibilities. The places like Kathmandu fun valley, Kailash Nath Mahadeva (Sanga Mahadeva), Ashapuri, Doleshwor Mahadev. They also hold a possibility of tourism evolution rather than agriculture or any other industries. Moreover, the zipline activities conducted on Gyamphe Danda is also making this place more of an adventurous destination.