Administration in Province No. 1

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Province No. 1 is a Province of Nepal. It is located in Easternmost part of Nepal. It is surrounded by Tibet of China from North, Sikkim and north part of West Bengal of India from East, Bihar of India from South and Province No. 3 of Nepal from West. Province No. 2 is located in West-south.

Previously, Province No. 1 was a Development region of Nepal. It was named Eastern Development Region. It had 16 districts and 3 Zones. Districts were subdivided into Municipalities and Villages.

Administrative structure[edit]

Province No. 1 is divided into 14 districts and districts are subdivided into Municipalities.

 
 
Nepal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Province No. 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Districts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Metropolitan CitySub-Metropolitan CityMunicipalityRural Municipality
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Districts[edit]

Province No. 1 is divided into 14 districts.[1]


# Map Name Nepali Headquarters Geocode Population (2011) Area Website
1
Bhojpur district locator.png
Bhojpur District भोजपुर जिल्ला Bhojpur 106 182,459 1,507 km² [1]
2
Dhankuta district locator.png
Dhankuta District धनकुटा जिल्ला Dhankuta 107 163,412 0,892 km² [2]
3
Ilam district locator.png
Ilam District इलाम जिल्ला Ilam 110 290,254 1,703 km² [3]
4
Jhapa district locator.png
Jhapa District झापा जिल्ला Bhadrapur 111 812,650 1,606 km² [4]
5
Khotang district locator map.png
Khotang District खोटाँग जिल्ला Diktel 105 206,312 1,591 km² [5]
6
Morang district locator.png
Morang District मोरंग जिल्ला Biratnagar 112 965,370 1,855 km² [6]
7
Okhaldhunga district locator map.png
Okhaldhunga District ओखलढुंगा जिल्ला Siddhicharan 104 147,984 1,074 km² [7]
8
Panchthar district locator.png
Panchthar District पांचथर जिल्ला Phidim 109 191,817 1,241 km² [8]
9
Sankhuwasabha district locator.png
Sankhuwasabha District संखुवासभा जिल्ला Khandbari 102 158,742 3,480 km² [9]
10
Solukhumbu district locator map.png
Solukhumbu District सोलुखुम्बू जिल्ला Salleri 103 105,886 3,312 km² [10]
11
Sunsari district locator.png
Sunsari District सुनसरी जिल्ला Inaruwa 113 763,497 1,257 km² [11]
12
Taplejung district locator map.png
Taplejung District ताप्लेजुंग जिल्ला Taplejung 101 127,461 3,646 km² [12]
13
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Terhathum District तेह्रथुम जिल्ला Myanglung 108 113,111 0,679 km² [13]
14
Udayapur district,Nepal.png
Udayapur District उदयपुर जिल्ला Gaighat 114 317,532 2,063 km² [14]
Province No. 1 प्रदेश नं. १ Biratnagar 1 4,546,487 25,906 km² [15]

Municipality[edit]

There are two types of Municipality:

  1. Urban Municipality (Nagarpalika)
    1. Metropolitan City
    2. Sub-Metropolitan City
    3. Municipality &
  2. Rural Municipality (Gaunpalika)

Metropolitan City[edit]

There is only one Metropolitan city in Province No. 1.

Rank Name Nepali District Geocode Population (2011) Area Website
1 Biratnagar विराटनगर Morang District 11214 214,663 77 [16]

Sub-Metropolitan City[edit]

There is 2 Sub-Metropolitan city in Province No. 1.

Rank Name Nepali District Geocode Population (2011) Area Website
1 Itahari (Sub-Metro) ईटहरी Sunsari District 11306 140,517 93.78 [17]
2 Dharan (Sub-Metro) धरान Sunsari District 11301 137,705 192.32 [18]

Municipal City[edit]

There are 46 Municipal City in Province No. 1.

Rank Name Nepali District Population (2011) Area Website
1 Shadanand षडानंद Bhojpur 31,610 101.5 [19]
2 Bhojpur भोजपुर Bhojpur 27,204 159.51 [20]
3 Dhankuta धनकुटा Dhankuta 36,619 111 [21]
4 Pakhribas पाखरिबास Dhankuta 22,078 144.29 [22]
5 Suryodaya सूर्योदय Ilam 56,691 252.52 [23]
6 Ilam इलाम Ilam 48,536 173.32 [24]
7 Deumai देउमाई Ilam 32,927 191.63 [25]
8 Mai Municipality माई Ilam 32,576 246.11 [26]
9 Mechinagar मेचीनगर Jhapa 111,797 192.85 [27]
10 Birtamod बिर्तामोड Jhapa 81,878 78.24 [28]
11 Damak दमक Jhapa 75,102 70.86 [29]
12 Bhadrapur भद्रपुर Jhapa 65,543 96.35 [30]
13 Shivasatakshi Municipality शिव सताक्षि Jhapa 64,596 145.87 [31]
14 Arjundhara अर्जुनधारा Jhapa 60,204 109.86 [32]
15 Gauradaha गौरादह Jhapa 53,033 149.86 [33]
16 Kankai कंकाई Jhapa 40,141 80.98 [34]
17 Rupakot Majhuwagadhi रुपाकोट मजुवागढी Khotang 46,903 246.51 [35]
18 Halesi Tuwachung हलेसी तुवाचुङ Khotang 29,532 280.17 [36]
19 Sundar Haraicha सुन्दरहरैंचा Morang 80,518 110.16 [37]
20 Belbari बेलवारी Morang 65,892 132.79 [38]
21 Pathari Shanischare पथरी शनिश्चरे Morang 62,440 79.81 [39]
22 Ratuwamai रतुवामाई Morang 55,380 142.15 [40]
23 Urlabari उर्लावारी Morang 54,696 74.62 [41]
24 Rangeli रंगेली Morang 52,013 111.78 [42]
25 Sunawarshi सुनवर्षी Morang 50,758 106.4 [43]
26 Letang लेटाङ Morang 32,053 219.23 [44]
27 Siddhicharan सिद्दिचरण Okhaldhunga 28,374 167.88 [45]
28 Phidim फिदिम Panchthar 49,201 192.5 [46]
29 Khandbari खादँवारी Sankhuwasabha 31,177 122.78 [47]
30 Chainpur चैनपुर Sankhuwasabha 27,308 223.69 [48]
31 Dharmadevi धर्मदेवी Sankhuwasabha 18,235 132.82 [49]
32 Panchkhapan पाँचखपन Sankhuwasabha 17,521 148.03 [50]
33 Madi मादी Sankhuwasabha 14,470 110.1 [51]
34 Solu Dudhkunda सोलु दुधकुण्ड Solukhumbu 20,399 528.09 [52]
35 Baraha बराह Sunsari 77,408 222.09 [53]
36 Inaruwa ईनरुवा Sunsari 63,593 77.92 [54]
37 Duhabi दुहवी Sunsari 56,269 73.67 [55]
38 Ramdhuni रामधुनी Sunsari 51,752 91.69 [56]
39 Phungling फुङलिङ Taplejung 26,406 125.57 [57]
40 Myanglung म्याङलुङ Tehrathum 19,659 100.21 [58]
41 Laligurans लालिगुराँस Tehrathum 16,970 90.27 [59]
42 Triyuga त्रियुगा Udayapur 87,557 547.43 [60]
43 Katari कटारी Udayapur 56,146 424.89 [61]
44 Chaudandigadhi चौदण्डीगढी Udayapur 48,578 283.78 [62]
45 Belaka वेलका Udayapur 42,356 344.73 [63]
46 Mahalaxmi Municipality महालक्ष्मी नगरपालिका Dhankuta 24,800 129 [64]

Rural Municipality[edit]

There are 88 Rural municipality in Province No. 1, Here is a list of Rural municipality of Province No. 1:

No. Name Nepali Districts Population (2011) Area (KM2) Density Official Web
1 Hatuwagadhi हतुवागढी Bhojpur 20,404 142.61 143 [65]
2 Ramprasad Rai रामप्रसाद राई Bhojpur 18,848 158.83 119 [66]
3 Aamchok आमचोक Bhojpur 18,720 184.89 101 [67]
4 Tyamke Maiyunm ट्याम्केमैयुम Bhojpur 17,911 173.41 103 [68]
5 Arun अरुण Bhojpur 17,687 154.76 114 [69]
6 Pauwadungma पौवादुङमा Bhojpur 15,394 118.86 130 [70]
7 Salpasilichho साल्पासिलिछो Bhojpur 13,111 193.33 68 [71]
8 Sangurigadhi सागुरीगढी Dhankuta 21,536 166.44 129 [72]
9 Chaubise चौविसे Dhankuta 19,283 147.6 131 [73]
10 Khalsa Chhintang Sahidbhumi खाल्सा छिन्ताङ सहीदभूमि Dhankuta 18,760 99.55 188 [74]
11 Chhathar Jorpati छथर जोरपाटी Dhankuta 18,322 102.83 178 [75]
12 Phakphokthum फाकफोकथुम Ilam 21,619 108.79 199 [76]
13 Mai Jogmai माईजोगमाई Ilam 21,044 172.41 122 [77]
14 Chulachuli चुलाचुली Ilam 20,820 108.46 192 [78]
15 Rong रोङ Ilam 19,135 155.06 123 [79]
16 Mangsebung माङसेबुङ Ilam 18,503 142.41 130 [80]
17 Sandakpur सन्दकपुर Ilam 16,065 156.01 103 [81]
18 Kamal कमल Jhapa 44,365 104.57 424 [82]
19 Buddha Shanti बुद्धशान्ति Jhapa 41,615 79.78 522 [83]
20 Kachankawal कचनकवल Jhapa 39,535 109.45 361 [84]
21 Jhapa झापा Jhapa 34,601 94.12 368 [85]
22 Barhadashi बाह्रदशी Jhapa 33,653 88.44 381 [86]
23 Gaurigunj गौरीगंज Jhapa 33,038 101.35 326 [87]
24 Haldibari हल्दीवारी Jhapa 29,223 117.34 249 [88]
25 Khotehang खोटेहाङ Khotang 22,474 164.09 137 [89]
26 Diprung दिप्रुङ Khotang 20,175 136.59 148 [90]
27 Aiselukharka ऐसेलुखर्क Khotang 16,097 125.93 128 [91]
28 Jantedhunga जन्तेढुंगा Khotang 15,444 128.68 120 [92]
29 Kepilasgadhi केपिलासगढी Khotang 15,288 191.55 80 [93]
30 Barahpokhari बराहपोखरी Khotang 14,349 141.57 101 [94]
31 Lamidanda लामीडाँडा Khotang 13,369 97.44 137 [95]
32 Sakela साकेला Khotang 11,594 79.99 145 [96]
33 Jahada जहदा Morang 41,819 62.38 670 [97]
34 Budi Ganga बुढीगंगा Morang 41,586 56.41 737 [98]
35 Katahari कटहरी Morang 39,775 51.59 771 [99]
36 Dhanpalthan धनपालथान Morang 39,394 70.26 561 [100]
37 Kanepokhari कानेपोखरी Morang 38,033 82.83 459 [101]
38 Gramthan ग्रामथान Morang 32,717 71.84 455 [102]
39 Kerabari केरावारी Morang 30,431 219.83 138 [103]
40 Miklajung मिक्लाजुङ Morang 28,708 158.98 181 [104]
41 Manebhanjyang मानेभञ्ज्याङ Okhaldhunga 21,082 146.61 144 [105]
42 Champadevi चम्पादेवी Okhaldhunga 18,613 126.91 147 [106]
43 Sunkoshi सुनकोशी Okhaldhunga 18,550 143.75 129 [107]
44 Molung मोलुङ Okhaldhunga 15,862 112 142 [108]
45 Chisankhugadhi चिसंखुगढी Okhaldhunga 15,196 126.91 120 [109]
46 Khiji Demba खिजिदेम्बा Okhaldhunga 15,106 179.77 84 [110]
47 Likhu लिखु Okhaldhunga 14,049 88.03 160 [111]
48 Miklajung मिक्लाजुङ Panchthar 24,715 166.61 148 [112]
49 Phalgunanda फाल्गुनन्द Panchthar 24,060 107.53 224 [113]
50 Hilihang हिलिहाङ Panchthar 22,913 123.01 186 [114]
51 Phalelung फालेलुङ Panchthar 21,884 207.14 106 [115]
52 Yangwarak याङवरक Panchthar 18,281 208.63 88 [116]
53 Kummayak कुम्मायक Panchthar 16,118 129.3 125 [117]
54 Tumbewa तुम्बेवा Panchthar  13,419 117.34 114 [118]
55 Makalu मकालु Sankhuwasabha 13,204 519.45 25 [119]
56 Silichong सिलीचोङ Sankhuwasabha 12,174 293.26 42 [120]
57 Sabhapokhari सभापोखरी Sankhuwasabha 10,492 222.08 47 [121]
58 Chichila चिचिला Sankhuwasabha 7,065 88.63 80 [122]
59 Bhot Khola भोटखोला Sankhuwasabha 6,576 639.01 10 [123]
60 Dudhakaushika दुधकौशिका Solukhumbu 19,672 144.6 136 [124]
61 Necha Salyan नेचासल्यान Solukhumbu 16,129 94.49 171 [125]
62 Dudhkoshi दुधकोशी Solukhumbu 13,414 167.67 80 [126]
63 Maha Kulung महाकुलुङ Solukhumbu 11,452 648.05 18 [127]
64 Sotang सोताङ Solukhumbu 9,530 103 93 [128]
65 Khumbu Pasang Lhamu खुम्बु पासाङल्हमु Solukhumbu 8,989 1,539.11 6 [129]
66 Likhu Pike लिखुपिके Solukhumbu 5,534 124.38 44 [130]
67 Koshi कोशी Sunsari 43,626 75.98 574 [131]
68 Harinagara हरिनगरा Sunsari 40,846 52.29 781 [132]
69 Bhokraha भोक्राहा Sunsari 40,509 63.37 639 [133]
70 Dewangunj देवानगन्ज Sunsari 35,073 53.56 655 [134]
71 Gadhi गढी Sunsari 34,852 67.7 515 [135]
72 Barju बर्जु Sunsari 31,178 69.43 449 [136]
73 Sirijangha सिरीजङ्घा Taplejung 15,806 481.09 33 [137]
74 Aathrai Triveni आठराई त्रिवेणी Taplejung 13,784 88.83 155 [138]
75 Pathibhara Yangwarak पाथीभरा याङवरक Taplejung 13,591 93.76 145 [139]
76 Meringden मेरिङदेन Taplejung 12,548 210.33 60 [140]
77 Sidingwa सिदिङ्वा Taplejung 12,099 206 59 [141]
78 Phaktanglung फक्ताङलुङ Taplejung 12,017 1,858.51 6 [142]
79 Maiwa Khola मैवाखोला Taplejung 11,037 138 80 [143]
80 Mikwa Khola मिक्वाखोला Taplejung 9,160 442.96 21 [144]
81 Aathrai आठराई Terhathum 21,747 167.07 130 [145]
82 Phedap फेदाप Terhathum 17,700 110.83 160 [146]
83 Chhathar छथर Terhathum 16,715 133.93 125 [147]
84 Menchayayem मेन्छयायेम Terhathum 8,078 70.09 115 [148]
85 Udayapurgadhi उदयपुरगढी Udayapur 30,731 209.51 147 [149]
86 Rautamai रौतामाई Udayapur 23,481 204.08 115 [150]
87 Tapli ताप्ली Udayapur 14,562 119.11 122 [151]
88 Limchungbung सुनकोशी Udayapur 11,992 106.8 112 [152]

Judiciary[edit]

High court[edit]

Biratnagar High Court (Nepali: बिराटनगर उच्च अदालत) is the high court of Province No. 1. The high court established according to the new constitution of Nepal. Article 139 of the constitution says “there shall be a High Court in each state”. Article 300 (3) : The High Courts set forth in Article 139 shall be established no later than one year after the date of commencement of this Constitution. The Appellate Courts existing at the time of commencement of this Constitution shall be dissolved after the establishment of such Courts. [2]

Government of Nepal transformed the existing appellate courts in Biratnagar on 14 September 2016. As per the government decision, there will be extended benches in Illam, Dhankuta and Okhaldhunga under the high court in Biratnagar. [3]

Tej Bahadur KC has been appointed as the chief judge of Biratnagar High Court in Province 1.[4]

District court[edit]

Legislature[edit]

Pradesh Sabha of Province No. 1 is the unicameral legislative assembly.[5]

Constituency[edit]

As per the CDC (Constituency Delimitation Commission) report, Province No-1 shall have 56 constituencies (provincial seats) under the FPtP (First-Past-the-Post).[6]

# Districts Constituencies Constituencies Name Population Voters References
1 Taplejung District 2 126448 78397 [153]
2 Panchthar District 2 190591 [154]
3 Ilam District 4 287916 [155]
4 Jhapa District 10 287916 [156]
5 Morang District 12 965370 [157]
6 Sunsari District 8 753328 [158]
7 Dhankuta District 2 161399 [159]
8 Sankhuwasabha District 2 158222 [160]
9 Bhojpur District 2 180889 [161]
10 Tehrathum District 2 100869 [162]
11 Okhaldhunga District 2 146832 [163]
12 Khotang District 2 205225 [164]
13 Solukhumbu District 2 105119 [165]
14 Udayapur District 4 315429 [166]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Province 1: Call for opportunities in land of great promise". Kantipur Publication. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2017. ... The proposed State 1 includes 14 districts ; ...' 
  2. ^ "Constitution of Nepal 2015" (PDF). www.wipo.int. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "Govt designates all 7 high courts". www.myrepublica.com. 15 September 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "High Courts get their chief judges". www.kathmandupost.ekantipur.com. 19 September 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  5. ^ "CA approves ceremonial prez, bicameral legislature". Kanptipur Media Group. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2017. 
  6. ^ "EDITORIAL: Important step". The Himalayan Times. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 5 September 2017. 

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