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Bajhang District

Bajhang
बझाङ
District
Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
Country Nepal
Region Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
Zone Seti
Headquarters Chainpur
Area
 • 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.

Contents

  • 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.
 0.5%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
18.0%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
26.5%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
16.6%
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
 8.4%
Nival above 5,000 meters 30.0%

Towns and villages

Map of the VDC/s in Bajhang District

See also

References

  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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