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List of districts of Nepal


List of districts of Nepal

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Nepal's five development regions are subdivided into 14 administrative zones (Nepali: अञ्चल; anchal) and then 75 districts (Nepali: जिल्ला; jillā). These districts are listed below, by region and zone. District headquarters are in parentheses.


  • Eastern Development Region 1
    • Mechi Zone 1.1
    • Koshi Zone 1.2
    • Sagarmatha Zone 1.3
  • Central Development Region 2
    • Janakpur Zone 2.1
    • Bagmati Zone 2.2
    • Narayani Zone 2.3
  • Western Development Region 3
    • Gandaki Zone 3.1
    • Lumbini Zone 3.2
    • Daulagiri Zone 3.3
  • Mid-Western Development Region 4
    • Rapti Zone 4.1
    • Karnali Zone 4.2
    • Bheri Zone 4.3
  • Far-Western Development Region 5
    • Seti Zone 5.1
    • Mahakali Zone 5.2
  • See also 6
  • External links 7

Eastern Development Region

Mechi Zone

Districts of Mechi
Jhapa District (Chandragadhi)
Ilam District (Ilam)
Panchthar District (Phidim)
Taplejung District (Phungling)

Koshi Zone

Districts of Koshi
Outer Terai
Morang District (Biratnagar)
Sunsari District (Inaruwa)
Bhojpur District (Bhojpur)
Dhankuta District (Dhankuta)
Terhathum District (Myanglung)
Sankhuwasabha District (Khandbari)

Sagarmatha Zone

Districts of Sagarmatha
Outer Terai
Saptari District (Rajbiraj)
Siraha District (Siraha)
Inner Terai
Udayapur District (Triyuga)
Khotang District (Diktel)
Okhaldhunga District (Okhaldhunga)
Solukhumbu District (Salleri)

Central Development Region

Janakpur Zone

Districts of Janakpur
Outer Terai
Dhanusa District (Janakpur)
Mahottari District (Jaleswar)
Sarlahi District (Malangwa)
Inner Terai
Sindhuli District (Kamalamai)
Ramechhap District (Manthali)
Dolakha District (Charikot)

Bagmati Zone

Districts of Bagmati
Bhaktapur District (Bhaktapur)
Dhading District (Dhading Besi)
Kathmandu District (Kathmandu)
Kavrepalanchok District (Dhulikhel)
Lalitpur District (Lalitpur)
Nuwakot District (Bidur)
Rasuwa District (Dhunche)
Sindhupalchok District (Chautara)

Narayani Zone

Districts of Narayani
Outer Terai
Bara District (Kalaiya)
Parsa District (Birgunj)
Rautahat District (Gaur)
Inner Terai
Chitwan District (Bharatpur)
Makwanpur District (Hetauda)

Western Development Region

Gandaki Zone

Districts of Gandaki
Gorkha District (Gorkha)
Kaski District (Pokhara)
Lamjung District (Besisahar)
Syangja District (Syangja)
Tanahun District (Byas)
Manang District (Chame)

Lumbini Zone

Districts of Lumbini
Outer Terai
Kapilvastu District (Kapilvastu)
Nawalparasi District (Parasi)
Rupandehi District (Siddharthanagar)
Arghakhanchi District (Sandhikharka)
Gulmi District (Tamghas)
Palpa District (Tansen)

Daulagiri Zone

Districts of Dhaulagiri
Baglung District (Baglung)
Myagdi District (Beni)
Parbat District (Kusma)
Mustang District (Jomsom)

Mid-Western Development Region

Rapti Zone

Districts of Rapti
Inner Terai
Dang Deukhuri District (Tribhuwannagar)
Pyuthan District (Pyuthan Khalanga)
Rolpa District (Liwang)
Rukum District (Musikot)
Salyan District (Salyan Khalanga)

Karnali Zone

Districts of Karnali
Dolpa District (Dunai)
Humla District (Simikot)
Jumla District (Jumla Khalanga)
Kalikot District (Manma)
Mugu District (Gamgadhi)

Bheri Zone

Districts of Bheri
Outer Terai
Banke District (Nepalganj)
Bardiya District (Gulariya)
Inner Terai
Surkhet District (Birendranagar)
Dailekh District (Narayan)
Jajarkot District (Khalanga)

Far-Western Development Region

Seti Zone

Districts of Seti
Outer Terai
Kailali District (Dhangadhi)
Achham District (Mangalsen)
Doti District (Dipayal)
Bajhang District (Chainpur)
Bajura District (Martadi)

Mahakali Zone

Districts of Mahakali
Outer Terai
Kanchanpur District (Bhim Datta)
Inner Terai and Hill
Dadeldhura District (Dadeldhura)
Baitadi District (Gothalapani)
Darchula District (Darchula)

See also

External links

  • Places of Nepal
  • Collection of Nepalese district maps
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