Dailekh District

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Dailekh
दैलेख
District
Location of Dailekh
Location of Dailekh
Country    Nepal
Region Mid-Western (Madhya Pashchimanchal)
Zone Bheri
Headquarters Narayan
Population (2011)
 • Total 261,770
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) Nepali
An entrance gate to Dailekh District in Ranimatta Mid-western Nepal
Aerial view of Dailekh District (Mid Westrn Nepal) on the way to Surkhet from Humla.
Aerial view of Dailekh District (Mid Westrn Nepal) on the way to Surkhet from Humla.
Aerial view of Dailekh District (Mid Westrn Nepal) on the way to Surkhet from Humla.
River Karnali, an aerial view of Dailekh District (Mid Westrn Nepal) on the way to Surkhet from Humla.

Dailekh District (Nepali: दैलेख जिल्ला;About this sound Listen ) is part of Bheri Zone, one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Dailekh as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,502 km² and had a population of 225,201 in 2001 and 261,770 in 2011.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
16.7%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
64.5%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
16.1%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
 2.3%

Village Development Committees (VDCs) and Municipalities[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Dailekh District

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system, . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005, ISBN 87-7803-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013 
Districts of Nepal at statoids.com

Coordinates: 28°50′15″N 81°42′28″E / 28.83750°N 81.70778°E / 28.83750; 81.70778