Districts of Nepal

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The districts of Nepal (Nepali: जिल्ला - jillā) are the second level in the administrative subdivision of the country.

There are 77 districts that are grouped in 7 provinces. Within the districts are the municipalities and the rural municipalities.

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List of districts by province[change | change source]

Province No. 1[change | change source]

Districts of Nepal
# Map Name Nepali Headquarters Geocode Population (2011) Area Website
1
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Bhojpur District भोजपुर जिल्ला Bhojpur 106 182,459 1,507 km² [1]
2
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Dhankuta District धनकुटा जिल्ला Dhankuta 107 163,412 0,892 km² [2]
3
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Ilam District इलाम जिल्ला Ilam 110 290,254 1,703 km² [3]
4
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Jhapa District झापा जिल्ला Bhadrapur 111 812,650 1,606 km² [4]
5
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Khotang District खोटाँग जिल्ला Diktel 105 206,312 1,591 km² [5]
6
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Morang District मोरंग जिल्ला Biratnagar 112 965,370 1,855 km² [6]
7
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Okhaldhunga District ओखलढुंगा जिल्ला Siddhicharan 104 147,984 1,074 km² [7]
8
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Panchthar District पांचथर जिल्ला Phidim 109 191,817 1,241 km² [8]
9
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Sankhuwasabha District संखुवासभा जिल्ला Khandbari 102 158,742 3,480 km² [9]
10
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Solukhumbu District सोलुखुम्बू जिल्ला Salleri 103 105,886 3,312 km² [10]
11
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Sunsari District सुनसरी जिल्ला Inaruwa 113 763,497 1,257 km² [11]
12
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Taplejung District ताप्लेजुंग जिल्ला Taplejung 101 127,461 3,646 km² [12]
13
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Terhathum District तेह्रथुम जिल्ला Myanglung 108 113,111 0,679 km² [13]
14
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Udayapur District उदयपुर जिल्ला Gaighat 114 317,532 2,063 km² [14]
Province No. 1 प्रदेश नं. १ Biratnagar 1 4,534,943 25,905 km² [15]

Province No. 2[change | change source]

Districts of Nepal
sr. Districts Headquarters Nepali Area (km2.) Population (2011)[1] Official Website
1 Saptari District Rajbiraj सप्तरी जिल्ला 1,363 639,284 [16]
2 Siraha District Siraha सिराहा जिल्ला 1,188 637,328 [17]
3 Dhanusa District Janakpur धनुषा जिल्ला 1,180 754,777 [18]
4 Mahottari District Jaleshwar महोत्तरी जिल्ला 1,002 627,580 [19]
5 Sarlahi District Malangwa सर्लाही जिल्ला 1,259 769,729 [20]
6 Bara District Kalaiya बारा जिल्ला 1,190 687,708 [21]
7 Parsa District Birganj पर्सा जिल्ला 1,353 601,017 [22]
8 Rautahat District Gaur रौतहट जिल्ला 1,126 686,723 [23]
Province No. 2 Janakpur प्रदेश नं. २ 9,661 km² 5,404,145 [24]

Province No. 3[change | change source]

Districts of Nepal
sr. Districts Headquarters Nepali Area (km2.) Population (2011)[1] Official Website
1 Sindhuli District Kamalamai सिन्धुली जिल्ला 2,491 296,192 [25]
2 Ramechhap District Manthali रामेछाप जिल्ला 1,546 202,646 [26]
3 Dolakha District Bhimeshwar दोलखा जिल्ला 2,191 186,557 [27]
4 Bhaktapur District Bhaktapur भक्तपुर जिल्ला 119 304,651 [28]
5 Dhading District Nilkantha धादिङ जिल्ला 1,926 336,067 [29]
6 Kathmandu District Kathmandu काठमाडौँ जिल्ला 395 1,744,240 [30]
7 Kavrepalanchok District Dhulikhel काभ्रेपलान्चोक जिल्ला 1,396 381,937 [31]
8 Lalitpur District Lalitpur ललितपुर जिल्ला 385 468,132 [32]
9 Nuwakot District Bidur नुवाकोट जिल्ला 1,121 277,471 [33]
10 Rasuwa District Dhunche रसुवा जिल्ला 1,544 43,300 [34]
11 Sindhupalchok District Chautara सिन्धुपाल्चोक जिल्ला 2,542 287,798 [35]
12 Chitwan District Bharatpur चितवन जिल्ला 2,218 579,984 [36]
13 Makwanpur District Hetauda मकवानपुर जिल्ला 2,426 420,477 [37]
Province No. 3 Hetauda प्रदेश नं. ३ 20,300 km² 5,529,452 [38]

Gandaki Pradesh[change | change source]

Districts of Nepal
sr. Districts Headquarters Nepali Area (km2.) Population (2011)[1] Official Website
1 Gorkha District Gorkha गोरखा जिल्ला 3,610 271,061 [39]
2 Kaski District Pokhara कास्की जिल्ला 2,017 492,098 [40]
3 Lamjung District Besisahar लमजुङ जिल्ला 1,692 167,724 [41]
4 Syangja District Putalibazar स्याङग्जा जिल्ला 1,164 289,148 [42]
5 Tanahun District Damauli तनहुँ जिल्ला 1,546 323,288 [43]
6 Manang District Chame मनाङ जिल्ला 2,246 6,538 [44]
7 Nawalpur District Kawasoti नवलपुर जिल्ला 1,043.1 310,864 [45]
8 Baglung District Baglung बागलुङ जिल्ला 1,784 268,613 [46]
9 Myagdi District Beni म्याग्दी जिल्ला 2,297 113,641 [47]
10 Parbat District Kusma पर्वत जिल्ला 494 146,590 [48]
11 Mustang District Jomsom मुस्ताङ जिल्ला 3,573 13,452 [49]
Gandaki Pradesh Pokhara गण्डकी प्रदेश 21,733 km² 2,403,757 [50]

Province No. 5[change | change source]

Districts of Nepal
sr. Districts Headquarters Nepali Area (km2.) Population (2011)[1] Official Website
1 Kapilvastu District Taulihawa कपिलवस्तु जिल्ला 1,738 571,936 [51]
2 Parasi District Ramgram परासी जिल्ला 634.88 321,058 [52]
3 Rupandehi District Siddharthanagar रुपन्देही जिल्ला 1,360 880,196 [53]
4 Arghakhanchi District Sandhikharka अर्घाखाँची जिल्ला 1,193 197,632 [54]
5 Gulmi District Tamghas गुल्मी जिल्ला 1,149 280,160 [55]
6 Palpa District Tansen पाल्पा जिल्ला 1,373 261,180 [56]
7 Dang District Ghorahi दाङ जिल्ला 2,955 552,583 [57]
8 Pyuthan District Pyuthan प्युठान जिल्ला 1,309 228,102 [58]
9 Rolpa District Liwang रोल्पा जिल्ला 1,879 224,506 [59]
10 Eastern Rukum District Rukumkot पूर्वी रूकुम जिल्ला 1,161.13 53,018 [60]
11 Banke District Nepalganj बाँके जिल्ला 2,337 491,313 [61]
12 Bardiya District Gulariya बर्दिया जिल्ला 2,025 426,576 [62]
Province No. 5 Butwal प्रदेश नं. ५ 22,288 km² 4,499,272 [63]

Karnali Pradesh[change | change source]

Districts of Nepal
sr. Districts Headquarters Nepali Area (km2.) Population (2011)[1] Official Website
1 Western Rukum District Musikot पश्चिमी रूकुम जिल्ला 1,213.49 154,272 [64]
2 Salyan District Salyan सल्यान जिल्ला 1,462 242,444 [65]
3 Dolpa District Dunai डोल्पा जिल्ला 7,889 36,700 [66]
4 Humla District Simikot हुम्ला जिल्ला 5,655 50,858 [67]
5 Jumla District Chandannath जुम्ला जिल्ला 2,531 108,921 [68]
6 Kalikot District Manma कालिकोट जिल्ला 1,741 136,948 [69]
7 Mugu District Gamgadhi मुगु जिल्ला 3,535 55,286 [70]
8 Surkhet District Birendranagar सुर्खेत जिल्ला 2,451 350,804 [71]
9 Dailekh District Narayan दैलेख जिल्ला 1,502 261,770 [72]
10 Jajarkot District Khalanga जाजरकोट जिल्ला 2,230 171,304 [73]
Karnali Pradesh Birendranagar कर्णाली प्रदेश 27,984 km² 1,570,418 [74]

Province No. 7[change | change source]

Districts of Nepal
sr. Districts Headquarters Nepali Area (km2.) Population (2011)[1] Official Website
1 Kailali District Dhangadhi कैलाली जिल्ला 3,235 775,709 [75]
2 Achham District Mangalsen अछाम जिल्ला 1,680 257,477 [76]
3 Doti District Dipayal Silgadhi डोटी जिल्ला 2,025 211,746 [77]
4 Bajhang District Jayaprithvi बझाङ जिल्ला 3,422 195,159 [78]
5 Bajura District Martadi बाजुरा जिल्ला 2,188 134,912 [79]
6 Kanchanpur District Bhimdatta कंचनपुर जिल्ला 1,610 451,248 [80]
7 Dadeldhura District Amargadhi डडेलधुरा जिल्ला 1,538 142,094 [81]
8 Baitadi District Dasharathchand बैतडी जिल्ला 1,519 250,898 [82]
9 Darchula District Api दार्चुला जिल्ला 2,322 133,274 [83]
Province No. 7 Dhangadhi प्रदेश नं. ७ 19,539 km² 2,552,517 [84]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2011 Census District Level Detail Report, Central Bureau of Statistics.

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