Rupandehi District

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Rupandehī Jillā
रुपन्देही जिल्ला
Downtown Butwal
Downtown Butwal
Location of Rupandehi
Location of Rupandehi
Country    Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Lumbini
Headquarters Siddharthanagar
 • Total 1,360 km2 (530 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 880,196[1]
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) Bhojpuri, Nepali, Awadhi

Rupandehi District(Nepali: रुपन्देही जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Lumbini Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Siddharthanagar as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,360 km². In 2001 it had a population of 708,419.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range  % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 89.3%
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.

Village Development Committees (VDCs)[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Rupandehi District
Lumbini: Bodhi tree and the pond where Mayadevi (Buddha's mother) took a bath before giving birth to the future Buddha

Non-profit organisations[edit]

NAMUNA Integrated Development Council (NAMUNA) Samriddhi Foundation Ma Bhagawiti Anurag Jagarn Samooh


  1. ^ "National Population Census 2011". National Planning Commission Secretariat, Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Government of Nepal. September 2011. 
  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 

See also[edit]


Coordinates: 27°30′N 83°27′E / 27.500°N 83.450°E / 27.500; 83.450


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  • Shreshta, S.H (2005). Nepal in Maps. Kathmandu: Educational Publishing House. p. 129. 
  • Shreshta, Vinod Prasad (2007). A Concise Geography of Nepal. Kathmandu: Mandal Publications. p. 126. ISBN 978-99946-55-04-5. 
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