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Ghodaghodi lake, Kailali
Location of Kailali District
|• Type||Coordination committee|
|• Body||DCC, Kailali|
|• Total||3,235 km2 (1,249 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (620/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:45 (NPT)|
|Main Language(s)||Tharu, Nepali language, Doteli|
Kailali District (Nepali : कैलाली जिल्ला Listen (help·info)), a part of Sudurpashchim Province in Terai plain, is one of the 77 districts of Nepal. The district, with Dhangadhi as its district headquarters, covers an area of 3,235 square kilometres (1,249 sq mi) and has a population (2011 census) of 775,709 (616,697 in 2001 census).
Before the reunification of Nepal by Gorkha King PN Shah, this district was the part of Doti Kingdom. Nepal lost it to the East India Company after the Anglo-Nepalese war (1814-1816) between the then Kingdom of Nepal and the East India Company followed by territorial concessions of Sugauli Treaty. Later on after the treaty of 1860, Nepal recovered this land along with Kanchanpur, Banke and Bardiya.
|Climate zone||Elevation range||% of area|
|Lower Tropical||below 300 meters (1,000 ft)||59.3%|
|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.
At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Kailali District had a population of 775,709. Of these, 41.1% spoke Tharu, 27.8% Nepali, 18.7% Doteli, 6.2% Achhami, 1.4% Magar, 0.9% Maithili, 0.8% Hindi and 0.5% Bajureli as their first language.The largest ethnic group is Khas/ Chhetri makes 35% of total population. Tharu make 30% of total population, Thakuri makes 11% of total population. And Bahun and Sanyasi/giri makes 11% of total population and khas dalit makes 8% of total population. Madheshi makes 3% of total population. Magars makes 1.5% and Tamangs make 1%.
The district consists of 13 Local Levels, of which one is a sub-metropolitan city, six are urban municipalities and six are rural municipalities. These are as follows:
Dhangadhi is a sub-metropolitan city and the district headquarters of Kailali District in Sudurpashchim Pradesh of Nepal. It shares a border with Uttar Pradesh, India in the south, Godawari and Gauriganga Municipality in the North, Kailari Rural Municipality in the east and Kanchanpur District in the west. Dhangadhi is a sub-metropolis divided into 19 wards. It has a population of about 147,181 and thus is the 10th biggest city of Nepal. It has an area of 261.75 km2. It is one of the major cities of Far - West Province of Nepal along with Bhimdatta.
Baitadi District, historical name “Bairath” (बैराथ), a part of Sudurpashchim Province, is one of the 77 districts of Nepal. It is a Hill district. Baitadi, with Dasharathchand as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,519 km2 (586 sq mi) and has a population of 250,898 according to the census (2011). The Baitadi district entails 56 village development councils (VDCs) and two municipality. Baitadi falls into the farthest western regional district of Nepal touching Jhulaghat, India, Nepal's neighboring country, to its border.
Banke District (Nepali: बाँके जिल्ला [bãke], a part of Lumbini Province, is one of the 77 districts of Nepal. The district, located in midwestern Nepal with Nepalganj as its district headquarters, covers an area of 2,337 km2 and had a population of 385,840 in 2001 and 491,313 in 2011. There are three main cities in the Banke District: Nepalganj, Kohalpur and Khajura Bajaar.
Bara District lies in Province No. 2. It is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Kalaiya as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,190 km2 (460 sq mi) and has a population (2011) of 687,708. Bakaiya, Jamuniya, Pasaha, Dudhaura and Bangari are the main rivers of Bara. The main languages spoken in Bara are Bhojpuri, Bajjika, Tharu and Nepali.
Bardiya District, one of the seventy-seven Districts of Nepal, is part of Lumbini Province of Nepal. The district, with Gulariya as its headquarters, covers an area of 2,025 km2 (782 sq mi) and according to the 2001 census the population was 382,649 in 2011 it has 426,576.
Dadeldhura district, a part of Sudurpashchim Province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Dadeldhura as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,538 km2 (594 sq mi) and had a population of 126,162 in 2001 and 142,094 in 2011.
Dailekh District a part of Karnali Province, is one of the 77 districts of Nepal. The district, with Dailekh as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,502 km2 (580 sq mi) and had a population of 225,201 in 2001 and 261,770 in 2011.
Doti District, part of Sudurpashchim Province, is one of the 77 districts of Nepal. This district, with Silgadhi as its headquarters, covers an area of 2,025 square kilometres (782 sq mi) with a population of 207,066 in 2001 and increasing marginally to 211,746 in 2011.
Kanchanpur District, a part of Sudurpashchim Province in the Terai plain, is one of seventy seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Bhimdatta as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,610 square kilometres (620 sq mi) and had a population of 134,868 in 2001 and 171,304 in 2011. It is located in south-western of Nepal. It is bordered by Kailali district in the east, Dadeldhura district in the north and with India in the south and west.
Sunsari District is one of 14 districts in Province No. 1 of Nepal. The district is located in the eastern part of the Outer Terai and covers an area of 1,257 km2 (485 sq mi).
The Far-Western Development Region was one of Nepal's five development regions. It was located at the western end of the country and had its headquarters in Dipayal.
Gauriganga Municipality is a municipality in Kailali District in the Sudurpashchim Pradesh. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 55,314 living in 5,293 individual households. It is Surrounded by Ghodaghodi Municipality in the west, Godawari Municipality in the east, Mohanyal and Chure Rural Municipality in the north and Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City and Kailari Rural Municipality in the south.
Phulbari is a village in Dhangadhi sub-metropolitan city and former village development committee in Kailali District in Sudurpashchim Pradesh of Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 20,508 living in 3,844 individual households.
Tikapur is a Municipality in Kailali District in Sudurpashchim Pradesh of Nepal that was established in January 1997. Tikapur Municipality was further expanded on 10th March 2017 through merger with the two former Village development committees Narayanpur and Dansinhapur. It lies on the bank of Karnali River.
Bagmati Province is one of the seven provinces of Nepal established by the constitution of Nepal as of 20 September 2015. With Hetauda as its provincial headquarter, the province is the home to the country's capital Kathmandu, is mostly hilly and mountainous, and hosts mountain peaks including Gaurishankar, Langtang, Jugal, and Ganesh. The province covers an area of 20,300 km2 - about 13.76% of the country's total area, and has an altitude low enough to support deciduous, coniferous, and alpine forests and woodlands. Temperature varies with altitude. Rainfall takes place mainly during the summer.
Karnali Province is one of the seven federal provinces of Nepal formed by the new constitution which was adopted on 20 September 2015. The total area of the province is 27,984 square kilometres (10,805 sq mi) covering 18.97% of the country, making it the largest province in Nepal. According to the 2011 Nepal census, the population of the province was 1,570,418, making it the least populous province in Nepal. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north, Gandaki Province to the east, Sudurpashchim Province to the west, and Lumbini Province to the south. Birendranagar with a population of 47,914 is both the province's capital and largest city.
Sudurpashchim Province is one of the seven provinces established by the new constitution of Nepal which was adopted on 20 September 2015. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north, Karnali Province and Lumbini Province to the east, and the Indian states of Uttarakhand to the west and Uttar Pradesh to the south. The province covers an area of 19,515.52 km2 - about 13.22% of the country's total area Initially known as Province No. 7, the newly elected Provincial Assembly adopted Sudurpashchim Pradesh as the permanent name for the province in September 2018. As per a 28 September 2018 Assembly voting, the city of Godawari has been declared the capital of the Province. The province is coterminous with the former Far-Western Development Region, Nepal. The three major cities in terms of population and economy are Dhangadhi, Bhimdutta (Mahendranagar) and Tikapur.
Janaki is a rural municipality in Kailali District, Nepal. Janaki lies 89 km east of Dhangadhi and 604 km west of the capital, Kathmandu. It is surrounded by Joshipur Rural Municipality in the west, Bardiya District in the east, Lamki Chuha Municipality in the north and Tikapur in the south.
Kailari is a rural Municipality in Kailali District in Sudurpashchim Pradesh of Nepal. It is surrounded by Bajani Municipality In the East, Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City in the West, Gauriganga Municipality and Ghodaghodi Municipality in the North and Uttar Pradesh, India in the South.
Kailali 5 is one of five parliamentary constituencies of Kailali District in Nepal. This constituency came into existence on the Constituency Delimitation Commission (CDC) report submitted on 31 August 2017.
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