Dailekh District

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Dailekh
दैलेख
District
Location of Dailekh
Location of Dailekh
Country Nepal
Region Mid-Western (Madhya Pashchimanchal)
Zone Bheri
Headquarters Narayan
Area
 • Total 2,505 km2 (967 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 261,770[1]
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) Nepali
Website www.ddcdailekh.gov.np

Dailekh District (Nepali: दैलेख जिल्ला;About this sound Listen ) is part of Province No. 6, one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Dailekh as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,502 km² and had a population of 225,201 in 2001[2] and 261,770 in 2011.[1]

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Geography and Climate[edit]

On the basis of altitude,this district can be classified into 4 different sub category

Climate Zone[3] Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
16.7%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
64.5%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
16.1%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
 2.3%

Village Development Committees (VDC/s) and Municipalities[edit]

Map of the VDC/s in Dailekh District

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. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2008. 
  3. ^ 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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Coordinates: 28°50′15″N 81°42′28″E / 28.83750°N 81.70778°E / 28.83750; 81.70778