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Dailekh District

 

Dailekh District

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

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]

Contents

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

Gallery

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[4] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
16.7%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
64.5%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
16.1%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
 2.3%

Demographics

Religions in Dailekh
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
98.32%
Muslims
  
0.08%
Buddhism
  
1.45%
Distribution of religions
Includes Others (0.15%).

Village Development Committees (VDC/s) and Municipalities

Map of the VDC/s in Dailekh District

References

  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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