Districts of Nepal

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

There are 75 districts that are grouped in zones (second level) and in development regions (first level). Within the districts are the municipalities and the Village Development Committee (VDC).

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District Nepali
name
Area
   (km2)   
Population[1]
(2011)
Capital Zone Region
1 Achham अछाम 1,692 257,477 Mangalsen Seti Far-Western
2 Arghakhanchi अर्घाखाँची 1,193 197,632 Sandhikharka Lumbinî Western
3 Baglung वाग्लुङ 1,784 268,613 Baglung Dhawalagiri Western
4 Baitadi बैतडी 1,519 250,898 Baitadi Mahakali Far-Western
5 Bajhang बझाङ 3,422 195,159 Chainpur Seti Far-Western
6 Bajura बाजुरा 2,188 134,912 Martadi Seti Far-Western
7 Banke बाँक 2,337 491,313 Nepalgunj Bheri Mid-Western
8 Bara बारा 1,190 687,708 Kalaiya Narayani Central
9 Bardiya बर्दिया 2,025 426,576} Gularia Bheri Mid-Western
10 Bhaktapur भक्तपुर 119 304,651 Bhaktapur Bagmati Central
11 Bhojpur भोजपुर 1,507 182,459 Bhojpur Koshi Eastern
12 Chitwan चितवन 2,218 579,984 Bharatpur Narayani Central
13 Dadeldhura डडेलधुरा 1,538 142,094 Dadeldhura Mahakali Far-Western
14 Dailekh दैलेख 1,502 261,770 Dailekh Bheri Mid-Western
15 Dang Deukhuri दाङ 2,955 552,583 Ghorahi Rapti Mid-Western
16 Darchula दार्चुला 2,322 133,274 Darchula Mahakali Far-Western
17 Dhading धादिङ 1,926 336,067 Dhading besi Bagmati Central
18 Dhankuta धनकुटा 892 163,412 Dhankuta Koshi Eastern
19 Dhanusa धनुषा 1,180 754,777 Janakpur Janakpur Central
20 Dolakha दोलखा 2,191 186,557 Charikot Janakpur Central
21 Dolpa डोल्पा 7,889 36,700 Dunai Karnali Mid-Western
22 Doti डोटी 2,025 211,746 Dipayal Seti Far-Western
23 Gorkha गोर्खा 3,610 271,061 Gorkha Gandaki Western
24 Gulmi गुल्मी 1,149 280,160 Tamghas Lumbini Western
25 Humla हुम्ला 5,655 50,858 Simikot Karnali Mid-Western
26 Ilam इलाम 1,703 290,254 Ilam Mechi Eastern
27 Jajarkot जाजरकोट 2,230 171,304 Jajarkot Bheri Mid-Western
28 Jhapa झापा 1,606 812,650 Chandragadhi Mechi Eastern
29 Jumla जुम्ला 2,531 108,921 Jumla Karnali Mid-Western
30 Kailali कैलाली 3,235 775,709 Dhangadhi Seti Far-Western
31 Kalikot कालिकोट 1,741 136,948 Manma Karnali Mid-Western
32 Kanchanpur कञ्चनपुर 1,610 451,248 Bhim Datta Mahakali Far-Western
33 Kapilvastu कपिलबस्तु 1,738 571,936 Taulihawa Lumbini Western
34 Kaski कास्की 2,017 492,098 Pokhara Gandaki Western
35 Kathmandu काठमाण्डौ 395 1,744,240 Kathmandu Bagmati Central
36 Kavrepalanchok काभ्रेपलान्चोक 1,396 381,937 Dulikhel Bagmati Central
37 Khotang खोटाङ 1,591 206,312 Diktel Sagarmatha Eastern
38 Lalitpur ललितपुर 385 468,132 Patan Bagmati Central
39 Lamjung लमजुङ 1,692 167,724 Besisahar Gandaki Western
40 Mahottari महोत्तरी 1,002 627,580 Jaleshwor Janakpur Central
41 Makwanpur मकवानपुर 2,426 420,477 Hetauda Narayani Central
42 Manang मनाङ 2,246 6,538 Chame, Nepal Gandaki Western
43 Morang मोरङ 1,855 965,370 Biratnagar Koshi Eastern
44 Mugu मुगू 3,535 55,286 Gamgadhi Karnali Mid-Western
45 Mustang मुस्ताङ 3,573 13,452 Jomsom Dhawalagiri Western
46 Myagdi म्याग्दि 2,297 113,641 Beni Dhawalagiri Western
47 Nawalparasi नवलपरासी 2,162 643,508 Parasi Lumbini Western
48 Nuwakot नुवाकोट 1,121 277,471 Bidur Bagmati Central
49 Okhaldhunga ओखलढुंगा 1,074 147,984 Okhaldhunga Sagarmatha Eastern
50 Palpa पाल्पा 1,373 261,180 Tansen Lumbini Western
51 Panchthar पाँचथर 1,241 191,817 Phidim Mechi Eastern
52 Parbat पर्वत 494 146,590 Kusma Dhawalagiri Western
53 Parsa पर्सा 1,353 601,017 Birganj Narayani Central
54 Pyuthan प्युठान 1,309 228,102 Pyuthan Rapti Mid-Western
55 Ramechhap रामेछाप 1,546 202,646 Ramechhap Janakpur Central
56 Rasuwa रसुवा 1,544 43,300 Dhunche Bagmati Central
57 Rautahat रौतहट 1,126 686,722 Gaur Narayani Central
58 Rolpa रोल्पा 1,879 224,506 Livang Rapti Mid-Western
59 Rukum रुकुम 2,877 208,567 Musikot Rapti Mid-Western
60 Rupandehi रुपन्देही 1,360 880,196 Siddharthanagar Lumbini Western
61 Salyan सल्यान 1,462 242,444 Salyan Rapti Mid-Western
62 Sankhuwasabha सङ्खुवासभा 3,480 158,742 Khandbari Koshi Eastern
63 Saptari सप्तरी 1,363 639,284 Rajbiraj Sagarmatha Eastern
64 Sarlahi सर्लाही 1,259 769,729 Malangwa Janakpur Central
65 Sindhuli सिन्धुली 2,491 296,192 Kamalamai Janakpur Central
66 Sindhupalchok सिन्धुपाल्चोक 2,542 287,798 Chautara Bagmati Central
67 Siraha सिराहा 1,188 637,328 Siraha Sagarmatha Eastern
68 Solukhumbu सोलुखुम्बु 3,312 105,886 Salleri Sagarmatha Eastern
69 Sunsari सुनसरी 1,257 763,487 Inaruwa Koshi Eastern
70 Surkhet सुर्खेत 2,451 350,804 Birendranagar Bheri Mid-Western
71 Syangja स्याङ्जा 1,164 289,148 Putalibazar Gandaki Western
72 Tanahun तनहू 1,546 323,288 Damauli Gandaki Western
73 Taplejung ताप्लेजुङ 3,646 127,461 Taplejung Mechi Eastern
74 Terhathum तेरथुम 679 101,577 Myanglung Koshi Eastern
75 Udayapur उदयपुर 2,063 317,532 Triyuga Sagarmatha Eastern

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Nepal: Administrative Division". City Population. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 

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