Dhaulagiri Zone

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Dhaulagiri Zone
धौलागिरी अञ्चल
Dhaulagiri Zone
Dhaulagiri Zone
Country    Nepal
 • Total 8,148 km2 (3,146 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 556,191
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone Nepal Time ([[UTC+5:45]])

Dhaulagiri (Nepali: धौलागिरी अञ्चलAbout this sound Listen ) was one of the fourteen zones which Nepal was divided into for administrative purposes, prior to the September 10, 2015 adoption of a new Constitution, which divided the nation instead into 7 provinces. It is in the Western Development Region of Nepal. Famous trekking areas like Mustang, Muktinath, Kali Gandaki valley and Mt Dhaulagiri fall in this zone. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, the only hunting reserve in Nepal is spread over Baglung and Myagdi Districts of this zone.


Dhaulagiri is divided into 4 districts:

District Type Headquarters
Baglung Hill Baglung
Mustang Mountain Jomsom
Myagdi Hill Beni
Parbat Hill Kusma
Dhaulagiri Mountain Range

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Coordinates: 28°50′N 83°30′E / 28.833°N 83.500°E / 28.833; 83.500