Kailali District

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Kailali
कैलाली
District
Location of Kailali
Location of Kailali
Country    Nepal
Region Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
Zone Seti
Headquarters Dhangadhi/Tikapur
Area
 • Total 3,235 km2 (1,249 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 616,697
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) Tharu / Nepali

Kailali District (Nepali: कैलाली जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen ), a part of Seti Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Dhangadhi as its district headquarters, covers an area of 3,235 square kilometres (1,249 sq mi) and has a population (2001) of 616,697 and (2011) of 775,709. Dhangadhi is a center of attraction of not only Kailali district but of the whole seti zone. The district also contains Tikapur Park, one of the biggest parks in Nepal, and Godha-Ghodi Tal(lake) located at Sukhad Kailali.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 59.3%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
25.9%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
13.8%

Towns and villages[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Kailali District

 · Basauti  · Beladevipur  · Bhajani  · Bauniyan  · Piprawa  · Chaumala  · Dansinhapur  · Darakh  · Dhangadhi Municipality  · Dododhara  · Durgauli  · Gadariya  · Geta  · Godawari  · Hasuliya  · Janakinagar  · Joshipur  · Khailad  · Khairala  · Kota Tulsipur  · Lalbojhi  · Lamki Chuha Municipality  · Malakheti  · Masuriya  · Mohanyal  · Munuwa  · Nigali  · Pahalmanpur  · Pandaun  · Pawera  · Phulwari  · Pratapur  · Ramsikhar Jhala  · Ratnapur  · Sadepani  · Sahajpur  · Sreepur  · Sugarkhal  · Thapapur  · Tikapur Municipality  · Udasipur  · Urma

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 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°41′N 80°36′E / 28.683°N 80.600°E / 28.683; 80.600