Dhaulagiri Zone

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Dhaulagiri Zone

धौलागिरी अञ्चल
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Dhaulagiri Zone
Country Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal
Area
  Total8,148 km2 (3,146 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
  Total556,191
  Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone [[UTC+5:45]] (Nepal Time)

Dhaulagiri (Nepali : धौलागिरी अञ्चल Loudspeaker.svg Listen  ) was one of the fourteen zones which Nepal was divided into for administrative purposes, prior to the September 10, 2015 adoption of a new Constitution, which divided the nation instead into 7 provinces. It is in the Western Development Region of Nepal and its headquarters are Baglung. Famous trekking areas like Mustang, Muktinath, Kali Gandaki valley and Mt Dhaulagiri fall in this zone. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, the only hunting reserve in Nepal is spread over Baglung and Myagdi Districts of this zone.

Districts

Dhaulagiri was divided into 4 districts; since 2015, these districts have been redesignated as parts of Gandaki Pradesh .

DistrictTypeHeadquarters
Baglung Hill Baglung
Mustang Mountain Jomsom
Myagdi Hill Beni
Parbat Hill Kusma
Dhaulagiri Mountain Range Dhaulagiri I.jpg
Dhaulagiri Mountain Range

See also

Coordinates: 28°50′N83°30′E / 28.833°N 83.500°E / 28.833; 83.500


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