|Province||Province No. 3|
|• Type||Coordination committee|
|• Body||DCC, Makawanpur|
|• Total||2,426 km2 (937 sq mi)|
|• Density||170/km2 (450/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:45 (NPT)|
Makwanpur District(Nepali: मकवानपुर जिल्लाListen (help·info), a part of Province No. 3, earlier a part of Narayani Zone, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Hetauda as its district headquarters, covers an area of 2,426 km2 (937 sq mi) and had a population of 392,604 in 2001 and 420,477 in 2011.
Geography and Climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|Lower Tropical||below 300 meters (1,000 ft)||7.2%|
|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.
At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Makwanpur District had a population of 420,477. Of these, 45.3% spoke Tamang, 41.9% Nepali, 4.0% Newari, 3.8% Chepang, 1.3% Magar, 1.0% Bhojpuri, 0.7% Maithili and 0.5% Rai as their first language.
- Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City
- Thaha Municipality
- Bhimphedi Rural Municipality
- Makawanpurgadhi Rural Municipality
- Manahari Rural Municipality
- Raksirang Rural Municipality
- Bakaiya Rural Municipality
- Bagmati Rural Municipality
- Kailash Rural Municipality
- Indrasarowar Rural Municipality
Former Village Development Committees and Municipalities
- Bharta Pundyadevi
- Hetauda (Sub metropolitan city)
- Ipa Panchakanya
- Marta Punchedevi
- Sarikhet Palase
- Sripur Chhatiwan
- Sisneri Mahadevsthan
- Thaha Municipality
- Tistung Deurali
- General Bureau of Statistics, Kathmandu, Nepal, Nov. 2012
- 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
- 2011 Nepal Census, Social Characteristics Tables
- "स्थानिय तह" (in Nepali). Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
- "Districts of Nepal". Statoids.
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