Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
|• Total||3,422 km2 (1,321 sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
|Main language(s)||Bajhangi, Nepali|
Bajhang District (Nepali: बझाङ जिल्ला Listen (help·info), a part of Province No. 7, is one of the seventy-Seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Chainpur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 3,422 km² and has a population (2011) of 195,159. The headquarter Chainpur is situated at the bank of Seti River and Bauli Gaad. Bitthad Bazar is bordered with Baitadi District which is the place of Bitthad Kalika and Kedar. This place was famous for fresh milk and yogurt.
Geography and Climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|Upper Tropical||300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
|Subtropical||1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
|Temperate||2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
|Subalpine||3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
|Alpine||4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
|Nival||above 5,000 meters||30.0%|
Major religious spots
1. Khaptad baba mandir
2. Ram mandir, Kada
3. Surma sarowar, Surma
Towns and villages
- Jaya Prithvi Municipality
- Kot Bhairab
- "National Population and Housing Census 2011(National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Government of Nepal. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-04-18. Retrieved November 2012. Check date values in:
- The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system (PDF), . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005, ISBN 87-7903-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013
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