Western Development Region, Nepal

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पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र
Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra
Region
Country    Nepal
Region Western Development Region
headquarters Pokhara, Kaski District, Gandaki Zone
Area
 • Total 29,398 km2 (11,351 sq mi)
Population (2011 Census)
 • Total 4,926,765
 • Density 49,45,190/km2 (12,808,000/sq mi)
  pop. note
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

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The Western Development Region (Nepali: पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) is one of Nepal's five development regions. It is located in the west-central part of the country, with headquarters in Pokhara. This Development Region is divided into three parts, from south to north in order of increasing altitude: Terai,Hilly and Himalayan. Mustang, Damodar, Peri, Thaple, Ganesh are among the major ranges of the Himalayas.

It comprises three zones shown on the above map:

Coordinates: 28°15′50″N 83°58′20″E / 28.26389°N 83.97222°E / 28.26389; 83.97222