Location of Lamjung
|• Total||1,692 km2 (653 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
|Main language(s)||nepali, gurung, magar|
Lamjung District (Nepali: लमजुङ जिल्ला Listen (help·info), a part of Gandaki Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Besisahar as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,692 km² and has a population (2001) of 177,149. Lamjung mainly consists of agricultural villages. The picture on the right is a scene taken in a village called "Kapur Gaun". CHESS Nepal is based in Lamjung District.
Geography and Climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|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.
|Temperate||2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
|Subalpine||3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
|Alpine||4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
|Nival||above 5,000 meters||3.6%|
|Trans-Himalayan||3,000 to 6,400 meters
9,800 to 21,000 ft.
Village Development Committees (VDCs)
- Besisahar Municipality
- Shree Manjyang
- 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
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