Central Development Region, Nepal

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मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र
Madhyamānchal Bikās Kshetra
Regions
Country    Nepal
Region Central Development Region
Headquarters Kathmandu, Kathmandu District, Bagmati Zone
Area
 • Total 27,410 km2 (10,580 sq mi)
Population (2011 Census)
 • Total 9,656,985
  pop. note
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

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The Central Development Region (Nepali: मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Madhyamānchal Bikās Kshetra) is one of Nepal's five development regions. It is located in the east-central part of the country with headquarters at Kathmandu, the country's capital.

It comprises three zones:

Coordinates: 27°42′N 85°20′E / 27.700°N 85.333°E / 27.700; 85.333

History It was formed in 1972 when the government of Nepal along with the regional planners divided Nepal into 4 development region (the 1 was formed later in 1981).