Siraha District

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Siraha District

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

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.


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]


  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". 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