Parbat District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Parbat district)
Jump to: navigation, search
Parbat
पर्वत
District
Location of Parbat
Location of Parbat
Country    Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Dhaulagiri
Area
 • Total 494 km2 (191 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 157,826
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Website www.ddcparbat.gov.np

Parbat District (Nepali: पर्वत जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , is a hilly area of Nepal. It is a part of Dhaulagiri Zone and one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Kusma as its district headquarters, covers an area of 494 km² and has a population (2001) of 157,826. It is the fourth smallest district of Nepal.[1] It is mainly famous for the Gupteshowr Cave, which is visited by thousands of pilgrims during Shivaratri.Alapeshwor cave is also the famous cave of this district. It is also noted for the Dahere Deurali Temple, which is visited by thousands of pilgrims during Balachaturdanshai.The bridge in the high place also lies in this district.Recently the modi hydro project of 10 M.W. has been constructed.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
17.8%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
66.9%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
14.0%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
 1.4%

Village development committees (VDCs)[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Parbat District

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ddcparbat.gov.np/app/webroot/index.php/homes/introduction
  2. ^ 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°14′0″N 83°31′0″E / 28.23333°N 83.51667°E / 28.23333; 83.51667