Jhapa District

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Jhapa
झापा जिल्ला
District
Location of Jhapa
Location of Jhapa
Country Nepal
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Area
 • Total 1,606 km2 (620 sq mi)
Elevation(maximum) 506 m (1,660 ft)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total 812,650
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Website www.ddcjhapa.gov.np

Jhapa (Nepali: झापा जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen ) is an Eastern district in Nepal. It is in Mechi Zone of the Eastern Development Region. The district covers 1,606 square kilometres (620 square miles). Jhapa is considered to be one of the most educated and developed districts in Nepal. It is also popular for rice production and tourism.

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