Lalitpur District, Nepal

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Lalitpur
ललितपुर जिल्ला
District
Location of Lalitpur District in Bagmati Zone
Location of Lalitpur District in Bagmati Zone
Country Nepal
Region Central (Madhyamanchal)
Zone Bagmati
Headquarters Lalitpur
Area
 • Total 385 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 468,132 [1][2]
  2001 pop.: 337,785
1991 pop.: 257,086
1991 pop.: 184,341
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Website www.ddclalitpur.gov.np

Lalitpur District (Nepali: ललितपुर जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Province No. 3, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Lalitpur 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.[3] It is surrounded by Makwanpur & bhaktapur & Kathmandu & Kavre.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[4] Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 9.9%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
79.3%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
10.8%

Municipalities[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Lalitpur District

Village Development Committees (VDC)[edit]

Other places[edit]

Education[edit]

Lalitpur District has adequate education facilities in comparison to other districts, including:

Sports[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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