Development Regions of Nepal

5 Development Regions of Nepal

Nepal was divided into 5 Development Regions (Nepali: विकास क्षेत्र), 14 Administrative Zones (Nepali: अञ्चल) and 75 Districts (Nepali: जिल्ला) before 20 September 2015. After 20 September 2015, Nepal is divided into 7 provinces and 77 districts.

Region Nepali name ISO 3166-2 Capital Population[1]
(2011)
   Area[2]   
(km²)
Pop. density
(inh/km²)
Central Madhyamanchal NP-01 Hetauda 9,656,985 27,410 352.3
Mid-Western Madhya Pashchimanchal NP-02 Birendranagar 3,546,682 42,378 83.7
Western Pashchimanchal NP-03 Pokharal 4,926,765 29,398 167.6
Eastern Purwanchal NP-04 Dhankuta 5,811,555 28,456 204.2
Far-Western Sudur Pashchimanchal NP-05 Dipayal 2,552,517 19,539 130.6
Development regions of Nepal

ReferencesEdit

  1. "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (pdf). Central Bureau of Statistics. Kathmandu, Nepal. November 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  2. "Regions of Nepal". Statoids. 2012-12-07. Retrieved 12 October 2013.

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