Bajhang District


Location of Bajhang district in Nepal
Country Nepal
Region Far-Western (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
Zone Seti
Headquarters Chainpur
  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 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.[1] The headquarter Chainpur is situated at the bank of Seti River and Bauli Gaad.

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[2] 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

Map of the VDC/s in Bajhang District

See also


  1. 1 2 "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: |access-date= (help)
  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, ISBN 87-7903-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013
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Coordinates: 29°33′N 81°12′E / 29.550°N 81.200°E / 29.550; 81.200

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