Location of Dailekh
|Region||Mid-Western (Madhya Pashchimanchal)|
|• Total||2,505 km2 (967 sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
Dailekh District (Nepali: दैलेख जिल्ला; Listen (help·info)) 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 and 261,770 in 2011.
Geography and Climate
On the basis of altitude,this district can be classified into 4 different sub category
|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.
Village Development Committees (VDC/s) and Municipalities
- "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:
- "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
- 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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