Provinces of Nepal
The Provinces of Nepal (Nepali: नेपालका प्रदेशहरू Nepalka Pradeshaharu) were formed on 20 September 2015. They were formed according to Schedule 4 of the Constitution of Nepal. The seven provinces were formed by making the group of districts. The current system of seven provinces replaced an earlier system. In the earlier system, Nepal was divided into 14 Administrative Zones and the zones were grouped into five Development Regions.
List of Provinces[change | change source]
|Province No. 1||Biratnagar (Temporary)||Govinda Subba||Sher Dhan Rai||14||25,905 km²||4,534,943||175|
|Province No. 2||Janakpur (Temporary)||Ratneshwar Lal Kayastha||Mohammad Lalbabu Raut||8||9,661 km²||5,404,145||559|
|Province No. 3||Hetauda (Temporary)||Anuradha Koirala||Dormani Poudel||13||20,300 km²||5,529,452||272|
|Gandaki||Pokhara||Baburam Kunwar||Prithvi Subba Gurung||11||21,504 km²||2,403,757||112|
|Province No. 5||Butwal (Temporary)||Umakanta Jha||Shankar Pokharel||12||22,288 km²||4,499,272||219|
|Karnali||Birendranagar||Durga Keshar Khanal||Mahendra Bahadur Shahi||10||27,984 km²||1,570,418||41|
|Sudurpashchim||Godawari||Mohan Raj Malla||Trilochan Bhatta||9||19,539 km²||2,552,517||130|
Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Khadga Prasad Oli
References[change | change source]
- "Nepal Provinces". statoids.com. Retrieved 2016-03-21.