Nawalpur District

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Nawalpur District

Location of Nawalpur (dark yellow) in Gandaki Province
Location of Nawalpur (dark yellow) in Gandaki Province
Divisions of Nawalpur
Divisions of Nawalpur
Coordinates: 27°19′N 83°24′E / 27.32°N 83.40°E / 27.32; 83.40
Country   Nepal
ProvinceGandaki Province
Establishedduring Rana regime
Admin HQ.Kawasoti
 • TypeCoordination committee
 • BodyDCC, Nawalpur
 • Total1,043.1 km2 (402.7 sq mi)
 • Total310,864
Time zoneUTC+05:45 (NPT)

Nawalpur (/nəˌwʌlˈpʊər/, Nepali: नवलपुर, pronounced [ˈnʌwʌlpur]) or (Nawalparasi east of Bardaghat Susta) is a district located in Gandaki Province of Nepal. It is 1 out of 11 districts of Gandaki Province. The headquarter of the district is Kawasoti.[1]

Formally Nawalpur District was part of Nawalparasi District, which split into two districts Nawalpur District and Parasi District after the state's reconstruction of administrative divisions as of 20 September 2015.

The total area of Nawalpur District is 1,043.1 square kilometres (402.7 sq mi) and total population of this district as of 2011 Nepal census is 310864 individuals.[2]


During Rana regime, Nawalpur district was a sub-district of Chitwan District then it established separately and again merged with a small portion (Parasi) of Butwal District and established Nawalparasi District. In 2015 again Nawalpur District separately reestablished.


The district is divided into 8 local level body[2] in which 4 are urban municipality and 4 are rural municipality.[3]

Urban municipality[edit]

Rural municipality[edit]

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  1. ^ "पूर्वी नवलपरासीको नाम 'नवलपुर जिल्ला' र सदरमुकाम कावासोतीमा राख्ने निर्णय" [Decision to named Nawalpur of the East Nawalparasi and fix Headquarter at Kawasoti]. (in Nepali). KMG. 22 September 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "CITY POPULATION– statistics, maps & charts". 8 October 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  3. ^ "District Corrected Last for RAJAPATRA (page no. 261)" (PDF). Retrieved 2 March 2018.

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