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||Parshuram Khapung||Rajendra Kumar Rai||14||25,905 km²||4,534,943||175|
|Province No. 2||Janakpur||Hari Shankhar Mishra||Mohammad Lalbabu Raut||8||9,661 km²||5,404,145||559|
|Bagmati Pradesh||Hetauda||Yadav Chandra Sharma||Rajendra prasad Pandey||13||20,300 km²||5,529,452||272|
|Gandaki Pradesh||Pokhara||Prithvi Man Singh Gurung||Krishna chandra Nepali||11||21,504 km²||2,403,757||112|
|Lumbini Pradesh||Deukhuri||Amik Sherchan||Kul Prasad KC||12||22,288 km²||4,499,272||219|
|Karnali Pradesh||Birendranagar||Tilak Pariyar||Jeevan Bahadur Saahi||10||27,984 km²||1,570,418||41|
|Sudurpashchim Pradesh||Godawari||Devraj Joshi||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.