Nuwakot District

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Nuwakot
नुवाकोट जिल्ला
District
Nuwakot district location.png
Country    Nepal
Region Central (Madhyamanchal)
Zone Bagmati
Headquarters Bidur
Area
 • Total 1,121 km2 (433 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 277,471
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Nuwakot District (Nepali: नुवाकोट जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Bagmati Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Bidur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,121 km² and had a population of 288,478 in 2001 and 277,471 in 2011.

The district contains places of historical significance such as Nuwakot 7 storey old Palace located in the village of Devighat located at the confluence of the Tadi and Trishuli Rivers.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
28.6%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
50.8%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
13.4%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
 3.9%
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
 1.3%
Nival above 5,000 meters  0.3%

Towns and markets[edit]

Trishuli ,Bidur, battaar, devighat, gagate, dhikure, choughada (chauwada), ranipauwa ,betrawati, Bagtaar. Dihi Bazar (Colony)

VDCs in Nuwakot District[edit]

Bageswori Chokade · Balkumari · Barsunchet · Belkot · Beteni · Bhadrutar · Bhalche  · Budhasing · Bungtang · Charghare · Chaturale · Chaughada · Chauthe · Chhap · Dangsing · Deurali · Ghyangphedi · Duipipal · Fikuri · Ganeshthan · Gaunkharka · Gerkhu · Ghyangphedi · Gorsyang · Jiling · Kakani · Kabilas · Kalikahalde · Kalyanpur · Kaule · Khadgabhanjyang · Kharanitar · Kholegaun Khanigaun · Kintang · Kumari · Lachyang · Likhu · Madanpur · Mahakali · Manakamana · Narjamandap · Okharpauwa · Panchakanya  · Ralukadevi · Ratmate · Rautbesi · Salme · Samari, Nepal · Samundradevi  · Samundratar  · Shikharbesi  · Sikre · Sundaradevi · Sunkhani · Suryamati · Talekhu · Taruka · Thanapati · Thansing · Thaprek · Tupche  · Urleni

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: 27°55′N 85°15′E / 27.917°N 85.250°E / 27.917; 85.250