Jhapa District

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Jhapa
झापा
District
Jhapa District Map
Jhapa District Map
Country Nepal
Region Eastern Development Region
Zone Mechi
Headquarters Bhadrapur
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)
Main language(s) Nepali, Rajbanshi, Limbu
Website www.ddcjhapa.gov.np

Jhapa District (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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