Jajarkot District

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Jajarkot
जाजरकोट
District
Location of Jajarkot
Location of Jajarkot
Country Nepal
Headquarters Khalanga
Area
 • Total 2,230 km2 (860 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 171,304
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Jajarkot District (Nepali: जाजरकोट जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen ) a part of Karnali province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Khalanga as its district headquarters, covers an area of 2,230 km2[1] and has a population of 171,304 in 2011 Nepal census.[2]

Introduction[edit]

Jajarkot is one of the districts of Karnali province in Nepal. Khalanga is its headquarters. It has 3 municipalities and 4 rural municipalities.[3]

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[4] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 5.9%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
37.3%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
34.6%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
16.9%
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
 2.3%
Nival above 5,000 meters  3.0%

Municipalities and rural municipalities[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

Name Nepali Population (2011) Area (km2) Density
Bheri भेरी
Chhedagad छेडागाड
Tribeni nalagad त्रिवेणी नलगाड

Rural municipalities[edit]

Name Nepali Population (2011) Area (km2) Density
Junichande जुनीचाँदे 21,733 346.21 63
Kuse कुसे 20,621 273.97 75
Barekot बारेकोट 18,083 577.5 31
Shivalaya शिवालय 15,269 134.26 114

Former towns and villages[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Jajarkot District

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Development Committee, Jajarkot". 
  2. ^ "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: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "District Development Committee, Jajarkot". 
  4. ^ 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 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°42′00″N 82°14′00″E / 28.7°N 82.2333°E / 28.7; 82.2333