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Bajhang District

Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
Country Nepal
Region Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
Zone Seti
Headquarters Chainpur
 • Total 3,422 km2 (1,321 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 195,159[1]
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) Bajhangi, Nepali

Bajhang District (Nepali: बझाङ जिल्ला   , a part of Seti Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Chainpur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 3,422 km² and has a population (2011) of 195,159.[2] The headquarter Chainpur is situated at the bank of Seti River and Bauli Gaad.


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

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[3] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
Nival above 5,000 meters 30.0%

Towns and villages

Map of the VDC/s in Bajhang District

See also


  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2,011(National Report)" (PDF).  
  2. ^
  3. ^ 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,  

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