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Kalikot District

Kālikot Jillā
कालीकोट जिल्ला
District
Location of Kalikot
Location of Kalikot
Country Nepal
Region Mid-Western (grey)
Zone Karnali (darker grey)
Headquarters Manma
Area
 • Total 1,741 km2 (672 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 136,948
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Kalikot District(Nepali: कालीकोट जिल्ला   , a part of Karnali Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Manma as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,741 km², had a population of 105,580 in 2001 and 136,948 in 2011. In September 2005, in a bid to encourage a change in social attitudes, the government announced that it would provide rice to any family that had recently had a girl born.[1]

Contents

  • Geography and Climate 1
  • Village Development Committees (VDCs) 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 1.8%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
20.6%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
39.4%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
37.3%
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
 0.8%

Village Development Committees (VDCs)

Map of the VDCs in Kalikot District

See also

References

  1. ^ Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2005 - US Department of State
  2. ^ 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 Kalikot
  • Districts of Nepal at statoids.com


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