Diktel is a Municipality and the headquarters of Khotang District, a part of Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal. It was converted into municipality since May 2014 merging with the existing Bamrang, Laphyang and Kahalle vdcs
At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 7,324 persons residing in 1,433 individual households.
The town is located at and has an altitude of . It contains a notable jail. During the Civil War the town was attacked by hundreds of Maoists rebels who also broke into Diktel jail and freed inmates