Kathmandu Valley, Bhaktapur District
The Bagmati Zone
|• Total||119 km2 (46 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,600/km2 (6,600/sq mi)|
|1991 pop.: 172,952
1981 pop.: 159,767
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
Bhaktapur district(Nepali: भक्तपुर जिल्ला Listen (help·info)) located in the eastern part of Kathmandu valley, is the smallest among the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Bhaktapur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 119 km2 (46 sq mi) and in 2011 had a population of 304,651, of whom 9,701 people were absent (mostly working abroad).
Geography and Climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|Subtropical||1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
|Temperate||2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
Municipalities and VDCs
Bhaktapur and Madhyapur Thimi are the only municipalities in the district, while there are no metropolitan cities. The sixteen VDCs include Bageswori, Balkot, Changunarayan, Chhaling, Chitpol, Dadhikot, Duwakot, Gundu, Jhaukhel, Kautunje, Nagarkot, Nankhel, Sipadol, Sirutar, Sudal, and Tathali.
Total Population 304,651 Male 154,884 Female 149,767 Sex ratio 103.4 No of household 68,636 Average household size 4.44 Area 119 square kilometres Population density 2,560
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- http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/sources/census/2010_PHC/Nepal/Nepal-Census-2011-Vol1.pdf page no 52
- Districts of Nepal at statoids.com
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