Tanahun District

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Tanahun
तनहुँ
District
Location of Tanahu
Location of Tanahu
Country    Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Gandaki
Headquarters Damauli
Area
 • Total 1,546 km2 (597 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 315,237
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Tanahun District (Nepali: तनहुँ जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen ), a part of Gandaki Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Damauli as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,546 km² and has a population (2001) of 315,237. Previously the town of Bandipur was its district headquarter.

Coordinates & Location type[edit]

  • Latitude: 27.91667
  • Longitude:84.25
  • Latitude (DMS):27° 55' 0 N
  • Longitude (DMS):84° 15' 0 E

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft)  2.3%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
88.0%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
 8.8%

Village Development Committees (VDCs)[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Tanahu District

Map Of Tanahu[edit]

http://www.un.org.np/maps/district-maps/western/Tanahu.pdf

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 
Districts of Nepal at statoids.com

Coordinates: 27°55′N 84°15′E / 27.917°N 84.250°E / 27.917; 84.250