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Dailekh District


Dailekh District

Location of Dailekh
Location of Dailekh
Country Nepal
Region Mid-Western (Madhya Pashchimanchal)
Zone Bheri
Headquarters Narayan
 • Total 2,505 km2 (967 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 261,770[1]
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main language(s) Nepali

Dailekh District (Nepali: दैलेख जिल्ला;   ) is part of Bheri Zone, one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Dailekh as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,502 km² and had a population of 225,201 in 2001[2] and 261,770 in 2011.[3]


  • Gallery 1
  • Geography and Climate 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Village Development Committees (VDC/s) and Municipalities 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6
  • See also 7


Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[4] 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.


Religions in Dailekh
Religion Percent
Distribution of religions
Includes Others (0.15%).

Village Development Committees (VDC/s) and Municipalities

Map of the VDC/s in Dailekh District


  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2,011(National Report)" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees.  
  3. ^
  4. ^ 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

  • Volunteer Charity Work
  • District Development Committee, Dailekh

See also

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