Location of Sunsari district in Nepal
|• Total||1,257 km2 (485 sq mi)|
|• Density||610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
Sunsari District (Nepali: सुनसरी जिल्ला Listen (help·info)), a part of Koshi Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Inaruwa as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,257 km² and at the 2011 census had a population of 763,487.
The area was originally part of Morang but became its own district in 1962 when Nepal was divided into 14 zones and 75 districts.
Geography and Climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|Lower Tropical||below 300 meters (1,000 ft)||86.6%|
|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)
- Bhadgaun Sinawari
- Paschim Kushaha
- Purba Kushaha
- Ramganj Belgachhiya
- Rajganj Sinuwari
- Ramnagar Bhutaha
- Household and population by districts, Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Nepal
- 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