Bagmati Zone

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

Bagmati (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 Province No. 3. 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 Province No. 3
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