Siraha District

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Siraha District

सिराहा जिल्ला
Siraha District locator.png
Country   Nepal
ProvinceProvince No. 2
Admin HQ.Siraha
Government
 • TypeCoordination committee
 • BodyDCC, Siraha
Area
 • Total1,188 km2 (459 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total637,328
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:45 (NPT)
Websitehttp://ddcsiraha.gov.np

Siraha District (Nepali: सिराहा जिल्लाAbout this soundListen , a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Siraha as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,188 km². It has population of 637,328 in 2011. Majority of the population here is Maithil Brahmin.


Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 90.5%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 9.5%

Administration[edit]

The district consists of seventeen municipalities, out of which eight are urban municipalities and nine are rural municipalities. These are as follows:[2]


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

VDCs and Municipalities (blue) in Siraha District

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ "स्थानिय तह". 103.69.124.141. Retrieved 2018-12-04.
  3. ^ Raj mahisotha

Coordinates: 26°39′0″N 86°12′0″E / 26.65000°N 86.20000°E / 26.65000; 86.20000