Kanchanpur District

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कञ्चनपुर जिल्ला
Location of Kanchanpur
Location of Kanchanpur
Country    Nepal
Region Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
Zone Mahakali
Headquarters Bhim Datta
 • Total 1,610 km2 (620 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 451,248
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) [Nepali / Rana Tharu Bhasha Kumauni / Dotiyali
Website http://www.bhupesh.heck.in

Kanchanpur District (Nepali: कञ्चनपुर जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Mahakali Zone, is one of seventy-five districts of Nepal. Kanchanpur was named after Kanchan Pal the Katyuri Kings and located in the district are Dodhara and Chadani (two islands in the Mahakali river) and the Shuklaphata Wildlife Reserve.It is nearby of Indisn states nsmed banbasa, champawot.

Basic statistics[edit]

Political divisions[edit]

  • Political constituencies: 4
  • Total no. of Municipalities: 1 (Bhim Datta – ninth-biggest city of Nepal)

There are 4 MP from Kanchanpur District. In election of 2013 AD all area are won by Nepali Congress, which is largest party of Nation. NP Saud, Ramesh Lekhak, Bahadur Singh Thapa & Diwansingh Bist are MPs from Kanchanpur District.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 85.2%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.

Village Development Committees[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Kanchanpur District

Communication and Media[edit]

FM Stations and News Papers of Kanchanpur District

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  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′N 80°20′E / 28.833°N 80.333°E / 28.833; 80.333