Siraha District

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Siraha
सिराहा जिल्ला
District
Siraha district location.png
Country    Nepal
Region Eastern Development Region (Purba Anchal)
Zone Sagarmatha
Headquarters Siraha
Area
 • Total 1,188 km2 (459 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 637,328
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Siraha District(Nepali: सिराहा जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Sagarmatha Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Siraha as its district headquarters covers an area of 1,188 km². In 2001 it had a population of 572,399, in 2011 637,328.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 90.5%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 9.5%

Village Development Committees (VDCs) and Municipalities[edit]

VDCs and Municipalities (blue) in Siraha District

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 

Coordinates: 26°39′0″N 86°12′0″E / 26.65000°N 86.20000°E / 26.65000; 86.20000