Western Development Region, Nepal

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पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र
Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra
Location of पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र
Country    Nepal
Region Western Development Region
Headquarters Pokhara, Kaski District, Gandaki Zone
 • Total 29,398 km2 (11,351 sq mi)
Population (2011 Census)
 • Total 4,926,765
 • Density 167.59/km2 (434.1/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

The Western Development Region (Nepali: पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions. It was located in the west-central part of the country, with its headquarters located in Pokhara. This Development Region was divided into three parts, from south to north in order of increasing altitude: Terai, Hilly and Himalayan. Mustang, Damodar[disambiguation needed], Peri[disambiguation needed], Thaple, Ganesh are among the major ranges of the Himalayas.[1]

It comprised three zones:


Coordinates: 28°15′50″N 83°58′20″E / 28.26389°N 83.97222°E / 28.26389; 83.97222