Lumbini Zone

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Lumbinī Anchal

लुम्बिनी अञ्चल
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Country Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal
Capital Butwal
Time zone UTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

Lumbini (Nepali : लुम्बिनी अञ्चल Loudspeaker.svg Listen  ) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restructure of zones to provinces. It is home to the Lumbini site, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, [1] who later became the historical Buddha and founder of the Buddhist philosophy. The zone's headquarters was Butwal.

Nepali language Lingua franca of Nepal; one of the scheduled languages of India

Nepali is an Indo-Aryan language of the sub-branch of Eastern Pahari. It is the official language of Nepal and one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. Also known by the endonym Khas kura, the language is also called Gorkhali or Parbatiya in some contexts, It is spoken mainly in Nepal and by about a quarter of the population in Bhutan. In India, Nepali has official status in the state of Sikkim, and significant number of speakers in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Uttarakhand and West Bengal's Darjeeling district. It is also spoken in Burma and by the Nepali diaspora worldwide. Nepali developed in proximity to a number of Indo-Aryan languages, most notably the other Pahari languages and Maithili, and shows Sanskrit influence. However, owing to Nepal's location, it has also been influenced by Tibeto-Burman languages. Nepali is mainly differentiated from Central Pahari, both in grammar and vocabulary, by Tibeto-Burman idioms owing to close contact with this language group.

Provinces of Nepal

The Provinces of Nepal were formed on 20 September 2015 in accordance with Schedule 4 of the Constitution of Nepal. The seven provinces were formed by grouping the existing districts. The current system of seven provinces replaced an earlier system where Nepal was divided into 14 Administrative Zones which were grouped into five Development Regions.

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Districts

Lumbini was divided into 6 districts:

DistrictTypeHeadquartersSince 2015 part of Province
Arghakhanchi Hill Sandhikharka Province No. 5
Gulmi Hill Tamghas
Kapilvastu Outer Terai Taulihawa
Palpa Hill Tansen
Rupandehi Outer Terai Siddharthanagar (Bhairahawa)
Nawalparasi Outer Terai Parasi (Ramgram)divided into Nawalpur District (Gandaki Pradesh)
and Parasi District (Province No. 5)

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Timurekha is a village development committee in Palpa District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2014 people living in 323 individual households.

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Somani is a village development committee in Nawalparasi District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5202 people living in 783 individual households.

References

  1. Holy Sites of Buddhism, Buddha Dharma Education Association, retrieved 9 May 2012

See also

Coordinates: 27°45′N83°30′E / 27.750°N 83.500°E / 27.750; 83.500

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