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Achham District

Achham
अछाम
District
Location of Achham district in Nepal
Location of Achham district in Nepal
Country Nepal
Region Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
Zone Seti
Headquarters Mangalsen
Area
 • Total 1,692 km2 (653 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 257,477[1]
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Website Official website

Achham District (Nepali: अछाम जिल्ला   ), a part of Seti Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Mangalsen as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,692 km² and has a population (2011) of 257,477.[2] It is one of the remotest districts of Nepal. It is accessible by automobile from Kathmandu and Nepalgunj via a paved road that runs along the western border of Nepal from Dhangadhi. The unpaved of Mid hill lokmarg through Dailakh district also takes toMangalsen by crossing karnali at rakam. [3]

Mangalsen, the district headquarters, is eight hours walk and two and half hour drive from Nyaya Health. [4]

The district has the highest rate of HIV cases in Nepal, which they name "Mumbai disease", a city in modern-day country called india, Nepal's neighboring country. One single village was found to have 72 positive cases in 2013.[5]

Contents

  • Geography and Climate 1
  • Towns and villages 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[6] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
27.4%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
58.3%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
12.2%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
 1.0%

Towns and villages

Map of the VDC/s in Achham District

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2,011(National Report)" (PDF).  
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Accham". Far Western nepal. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Accham District Nepal". Sudur Sansar. 
  5. ^ http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Six+dozen+HIV+cases+reported+in+single+village&NewsID=384499
  6. ^ 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,  

External links

  • UN map of VDC boundaries, water features and roads in Achham
  • Districts of Nepal at statoids.com

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