Bajhang District

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Bajhang
बझाङ
District
Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
Country Nepal
Region Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
Zone Seti
Headquarters Chainpur
Area
 • Total 3,422 km2 (1,321 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 195,159[1]
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) Bajhangi, Nepali

Bajhang District (Nepali: बझाङ जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Province No. 7, is one of the seventy-five 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.[1] The headquarter Chainpur is situated at the bank of Seti River and Bauli Gaad.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 0.5%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
18.0%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
26.5%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
16.6%
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
 8.4%
Nival above 5,000 meters 30.0%

Major religious spots[edit]

1. Khaptad baba mandir

2. Ram mandir, Kada

3. Surma sarowar, Chainpur

Towns and villages[edit]

Map of the VDC/s in Bajhang District

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ 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 

Coordinates: 29°33′N 81°12′E / 29.550°N 81.200°E / 29.550; 81.200