Rautahat District

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Rautahat District (Nepali: रौतहट जिल्लाAbout this soundListen ), a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district headquarter is Gaur, including municipalities like Garuda, Chandrapur, Paroha Nepal , covers an area of 1,126 km² and had a population of 545,132 in 2001 and 686,722 in 2011. This district has a total of 2 VDCs and 16 municipalities. Among other districts, Rautahat has the largest percent of Muslims in Nepal, about 19.465% (106,111 persons in 2001). most muslim densely Village Bairiya (in Rautahat district) is an example for secularism in Nepal.that's why the peoples also called it's The Peaceful Village. Sri Ram Sugar Mill is located in Garuda. and the famous Hindu temple is in shivnager and the temple is run by giri family.And also, the historical temple of Goddess Durga is in one of the most developed VDC of the district(Matsari). Matsari is known to be the only village of Narayani Zone to have 100% literacy rate .And, also Late Shri Gulab Narayan Jha, the first person to represent madhesis in politics, was permanent resident of this Village.

Nunthar is a famous place for picnic and there is a temple of lord shiva which is located in pauria Bagmati.[1]

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 94.4%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 5.6%

The Manusmara River flows through the district, and feeds a canal for irrigating 3200 hectares of land.[3]


Hotels[edit]

1.Hotel Siya Palace 2.Rainbow Hotel

3.Simon Hotel

4.Royal Indu Hotel 5. Hotel Alpine 6. Aarohi Hotel 7. Hotel Aman 8. R.R. Guest House 9. Hotel Mangalam 10. Hotel A.N. Plaza

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Rautahat District had a population of 686,722. Of these, 60.3% spoke Bajjika, 19.3% Urdu, 6.1% Nepali, 4.3% Bhojpuri, 3.3% Tharu, 3.0% Maithili and 1.7% Tamang as their first language.

30.4% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 16.8% Nepali, 10.8% Bhojpuri and 3.6% Bajjika as their second language.[4]

Administration[edit]

The district consists of eighteen municipalities, out of which sixteen are urban municipalities and two are rural municipalities. These are as follows:

Former Village Development Committees (VDCs) and Municipalities[edit]

Map of the VDCs and Municipalities (blue) in Rautahat District


Education[edit]

Shree Juddha Campus[edit]

The origin of this campus goes back to its former "Shree Juddha Higher Secondary School" and further "Shree Juddha Secondary School", the third-oldest school in Nepal inaugurated by Juddha Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana during Rana dynasty. The school got its name from his name. The institution has about 1500 students.

Shree Juddha Campus,Gaur

Shree Juddha Campus offers bachelor courses like Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, etc. while its former entities "Shree Juddha Higher Secondary School" offers 10+2 courses of National Examinations Board and "Shree Juddha Secondary School" offers up to 10th class of School Leaving Certificate (Nepal).

It runs a separate school for blind students.

Gauri Shankar Yadav Campus[edit]

It offers bachelor courses like B.Ed. and 10+2 courses of National Examinations Board.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population bdistricts n for regions and districts, archived from the original on 2013-01-22
  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 978-87-7903-210-1, retrieved Nov 22, 2013
  3. ^ Acharya, Madhu Raman (1986). Nepal concise encyclopedia: a comprehensive dictionary of facts and knowledge about the kingdom of Nepal ... Geeta Sharma. p. 103.
  4. ^ 2011 Nepal Census, Social Characteristics Tables

Coordinates: 26°46′N 85°16′E / 26.767°N 85.267°E / 26.767; 85.267

Madrasa Mus-ab bin Umair Bairiya[edit]

it offers courses like [quran Hifz] and primary education for both boys and girls. Location: Bairiya vdc (2km west from gaur)