|Time zone||Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)|
Lumbini (Nepali: लुम्बिनी अञ्चल Listen (help·info)), is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal and is home to Lumbini site, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became the historical Buddha and founder of the Buddhist philosophy. The zone's headquarters is Butwal.
Lumbini is divided into 6 districts:
|Nawalparasi||Outer Terai||Parasi (Ramgram)|
|Rupandehi||Outer Terai||Siddharthanagar (Bhairahawa)|
- Holy Sites of Bhuddism, Buddha Dharma Education Association, retrieved 9 May 2012
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