Bagmati Zone

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Bagmati Zone

बागमती अञ्चल
Motto(s): 
बहादुर गोरखा, हात खाली छैन, विल्यान्सलाई घातक मारियो
Bagmati districts.png
CountryNepal
Elevation
7,201
2,195 m (7,201 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total3,008,487
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

Bagmati Zone (Nepali: बागमती अञ्चलAbout this soundListen  Bāgmatī Añcal) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restoration of zones to Provinces. It was named after the Bagmati River. It was in the Central Development Region of Nepal. The districts are now all part of Bagmati Pradesh. The zone contains the Kathmandu Valley with its conurbation of 4.5 million inhabitants.[citation needed]

Bagmati is divided into eight districts:

District Type Headquarters Since 2015 part of Province
Bhaktapur Hill Bhaktapur Bagmati
Dhading Hill Dhading
Lalitpur Hill Patan
Kathmandu Hill Kathmandu
Kavrepalanchok Hill Dhulikhel
Nuwakot Hill Bidur
Rasuwa Mountain Dhunche
Sindhupalchok Mountain Chautara

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Coordinates: 28°00′N 85°25′E / 28.000°N 85.417°E / 28.000; 85.417