Far-Western Development Region, Nepal
|Far-Western Development Region, Nepal (सुदुर पश्चिमाञ्चल - Sudura Paścimāñcala)|
Seti River valley with Dipayal to the left
|Area||19,539 km² (7,544 sq mi)|
|Population||2,552,517 (2011) |
|Density||131 /km² (339 /sq mi)|
Far-Western Development Region (Nepali:सुदुर पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र - Sudur Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) is one of Nepal's five development regions. It is at the western end of the country with headquarters at Dipayal Silgadhi.
Geography[change | change source]
The Far-Western Development Region has the Mid-Western Development Region to the east, Uttar Pradesh (India) to the south, Uttarakhand (India) to the west and the Tibet Autonomous Region (People's Republic of China) to the north.
It is the smallest Development Region of Nepal with an area of 19,539 km2 (7,544 sq mi) and also with the lowest population with 2,552,517 people living there; its population density is the second lowest of all the regions, with 130.6 persons/km2.
Cities[change | change source]
Administrative subdivisions[change | change source]
|Mahakali||977,514||6,989||139.9||4||Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Darchula, Kanchanpur|
|Seti||1,575,003||12,550||125.5||5||Achham, Bajhang, Bajura, Doti, Kailali|
References[change | change source]
- "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (pdf). Central Bureau of Statistics. Kathmandu, Nepal. November 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
- "Nepal: Administrative Division". City Population. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
- "Regions of Nepal". Statoids. 2012-12-07. Retrieved 12 October 2013.