Rautahat District

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Rautahat
रौतहट
District
Location of Rautahat
Location of Rautahat
Country    Nepal
Region Central (Madhyamanchal)
Zone Narayani
Headquarters Gaur
Area
 • Total 1,126 km2 (435 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 686,722
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s)

Bajjika (60%)

Urdu (19%)

Nepali (6%)

Rautahat District(Nepali: रौतहट जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Narayani Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Gaur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,126 km² and had a population of 545,132 in 2001 and 686,722 in 2011. Among other districts, Rautahat has the largest percent of Muslims in Nepal, about 19.465% (106,111 persons in 2001).[1]

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range  % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 94.4%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 5.6%

Village Development Committees (VDCs) and Municipalities[edit]

Map of the VDCs and Municipalities (blue) in Rautahat District

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population by religion for regions and districts 
  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: 26°46′N 85°16′E / 26.767°N 85.267°E / 26.767; 85.267

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