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Sagarmatha Zone

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सगरमाथा अञ्चल
Lower Pangboche village in Khumbu, Nepal
Lower Pangboche village in Khumbu, Nepal
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

Sagarmatha (Nepali: सगरमाथा अञ्चलaudio speaker iconListen ) was one of the fourteen zones in Nepal. It included mountain districts of the Himalayas (including Mount Everest) in the north, hill districts in the center, and valley districts of the Terai in the south. It was bordered by China to the north, India to the south, the Koshi Zone to the east and the Janakpur Zone to the west. The main city of the Sagarmatha Zone was Rajbiraj which is also the headquarters.

Sagarmatha was divided into six districts:

District Type Headquarters
Khotang Hill Diktel
Okhaldhunga Hill Okhaldhunga
Saptari Outer Terai Rajbiraj
Siraha Outer Terai Siraha
Solukhumbu Mountain Salleri
Udayapur Inner Terai Triyuga
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