|Region||Eastern (Purwanchal), Khambuwan|
|• Total||1,591 km2 (614 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 )|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
Khotang District (Nepali: खोटाङ जिल्ला Listen (help·info)), a part of Province No. 1, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Diktel as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,591 km² and has a population (2011) of 206,312. Khotang is part of the area traditionally called Majh Kirat (middle Kirat /Khambuwan), home to indigenous ethnic Kirat Rai people. Apart from Rais, other ethnic groups and hill castes live in Khotang.
Geography and climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|Lower Tropical||below 300 meters (1,000 ft)||0.7%|
|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.
Municipalities and Village Development Committees (VDC))
- Ainselu Kharka
- Badka Dipali
- Bijaya Kharka
- Damarkhu Shivalaya
- Diktel Municipality
- Dorpa Chiuridanda
- Dumre Dharapani
- Indrayani Pokhari
- Khotang Bazar
- Lichki Ramche
- Linkuwa Pokhari
- Mattim Birta
- Rakha Bangdel
- Rakha Dipsung
- Ratancha Majhagaun
- Ribdung Jaleshwari
- Ribdung Maheshwari
- Santeshwar Chhitapokhari
- Household and population by districts, Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Nepal Archived 2013-09-27 at the Wayback Machine.
- 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 November 22, 2013
- "Districts of Nepal". Statoids.
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