Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
|Region||Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)|
|• Total||3,422 km2 (1,321 sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
|Main language(s)||Bajhangi, Nepali|
Bajhang District (Nepali: बझाङ जिल्ला Listen , a part of Province No. 7, 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. The headquarter Chainpur is situated at the bank of Seti River and Bauli Gaad.
Geography and Climate
|Climate Zone||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%|
Major religious spots प्रमुख धार्मिक स्थलहरु
1. Khaptad baba mandir
2. Ram mandir, Kada
3. Surma sarowar, Chainpur
Towns and villages
- "National Population and Housing Census 2011(National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Government of Nepal. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-04-18. Retrieved November 2012. Check date values in:
- 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, ISBN 87-7903-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013
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