Kavrepalanchowk District

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Kavrepalanchowk
काभ्रेपलाञ्चोक जिल्ला
District
Kavrepalanchowk District
Kavrepalanchowk District
Kavrepalanchok district location.png
Country    Nepal
Region Central (Madhyamanchal)
Zone Bagmati
Headquarters Dhulikhel
Area
 • Total 1,396 km2 (539 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 381,937
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Kavrepalanchowk District(Nepali: काभ्रेपलाञ्चोक जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen ), (spelling also: Kabhrepalanchok or Kavrepalanchok) a part of Bagmati Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Dhulikhel as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,396 km2 and has a population (2011) of 381,937.

Geography and climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft)  0.1%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
23.6%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
65.3%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
 9.6%

Health Care[edit]

The small health centers in many VDCs are without Auxiliary Health Workers (AHWs), Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) and Community Health Workers (CHWs). So, people seeking emergency health assistance have to travel a long distance to the district headquarters or Kathmandu or end up dying because of lack of treatment. Many people still believe in Dhami and Jhakri and don't always seek medicine or go to the hospital for the treatment. An NGO, PHASE Nepal provides many health care facilities and training programs to Ryale, a VDC of Kavrepalanchowk District.[2]

Currently PHASE Nepal is working on several projects in this district including community health and education, livelihood, hygiene and sanitation programmes.

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 
  2. ^ "Project Area: Kavrepalanchowk". PHASE Nepal. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°37′N 85°33′E / 27.617°N 85.550°E / 27.617; 85.550