Development Regions of Nepal

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Nepal is divided into 5 Development Regions (विकास क्षेत्र), 14 Administrative Zones (अञ्चल) and 75 Districts (जिल्ला).

Region Nepali name ISO 3166-2 Capital Population[1]
(2011)
   Area[2]   
(km²)
Pop. density
(inh/km²)
Central Madhyamanchal NP-01 Hetauda 9,656,985 27,410 352.3
Mid-Western Madhya Pashchimanchal NP-02 Birendranagar 3,546,682 42,378 83.7
Western Pashchimanchal NP-03 Pokharal 4,926,765 29,398 167.6
Eastern Purwanchal NP-04 Dhankuta 5,811,555 28,456 204.2
Far-Western Sudur Pashchimanchal NP-05 Dipayal 2,552,517 19,539 130.6
Development regions of Nepal

References[change | edit source]

  1. "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (pdf). Central Bureau of Statistics. Kathmandu, Nepal. November 2012. http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/sources/census/2010_PHC/Nepal/Nepal-Census-2011-Vol1.pdf. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  2. "Regions of Nepal". Statoids. 2012-12-07. http://www.statoids.com/unp.html. Retrieved 12 October 2013.

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