Lalitpur District, Nepal

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ललितपुर जिल्ला
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Country Nepal
Region Central (Madhyamanchal)
Zone Bagmati
Headquarters Patan
 • Total 385 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 466,784
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Lalitpur District (Nepali: ललितपुर जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Bagmati Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Patan as its district headquarters, covers an area of 385 km² and has a population (2001) of 337,785. It is one of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley, along with Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. Its population was 466,784 in the initial 2011 census tabulation.[1]

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[2] 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.

Towns and villages[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Lalitpur District


Lalitpur District has adequate education facilities in comparison to other districts. Students from many districts come to study here. Some of the nationwide popular institutions are


Lalitpur is also home to several notable sporting organisations and grounds such as:

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ 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 87-7803-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°40′N 85°19′E / 27.667°N 85.317°E / 27.667; 85.317