Solukhumbu is located in the north of Nepal
|• Total||3,312 km2 (1,279 sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
Solukhumbu District (Nepali: सोलुखुम्बु जिल्ला listen (help·info), a part of the Sagarmatha Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. As the name suggests, it consists of the subregions Solu and Khumbu.
Solukhumbu District is a familiar name in mountain tourism. The main attraction is Mount Everest (8,848m). UNESCO has listed the Sagarmatha National Park as a World Heritage site. Sherpa culture and Tengboche Monastery are unique to this district.
Geography and climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|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.
|Temperate||2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
|Subalpine||3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
|Alpine||4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
|Nival||above 5,000 meters||24.4%|
Village Development Committees (VDCs)
There are 35 Village Development Committees in Solukhumbu Disrict:
- Loding Tamakhani
- Necha Batase
- Necha Bedghari
- Districts of Nepal at statoids.com
- 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
- Nepal Census 2001
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