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Time in Nepal is officially represented by Nepal Standard Time (NST, UTC+05:45).
UTC+05:45 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:45. This time is used in Nepal.
The IANA time zone database contains one zone for Nepal in the file zone.tab, named Asia/Kathmandu.
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Nepal measures about 800 kilometers (497 mi) along its Himalayan axis by 150 to 250 kilometers across. Nepal has an area of 147,181 square kilometers (56,827 sq mi).
Sagarmāthā was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restructuring of zones into provinces. Sagarmāthā is a Nepali word derived from सगर् (sagar) meaning "sea" and माथा (māthā) meaning "head".
Narayani was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restructuring of zones to Provinces, located in the central south of the country. Narayani Zone is named after the Narayani River which is on the western border of the zone, separating it from the Gandaki and Lumbini zones. Narayani means beloved of Narayan which is Parvati his sister, and Narayan refers to Lord Vishnu in the Hindu religion.
Janakpur is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal, reaching from the Indian border in the south to the Tibetan border in the north and Sagarmatha Zone in the east and Bagmati and Naryani Zones in the west.
UTC+05:30 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:30. This time is used in India and Sri Lanka. It is five and a half hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
Nepal Standard Time (NPT) is the time zone for Nepal. With a time offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of UTC+05:45 all over Nepal, it is one of only three time zones with a 45-minute offset from UTC.
Mahakali is one of the fourteen zones located in the Far-Western Development Region of Nepal, covering an area of 6,205 km2 in the most western part of the country. It stretches along Nepal's far western border with India, marked by the Kali River or Mahakali River, which originates from Limpiyadhura, a disputed location for whether or not the Tri-country border point of Nepal and India with China.
Dhaulagiri 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. 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.
Dhut magar is a language spoken mainly in Nepal, Southern Bhutan, Darjeeling, India, and Sikkim, India, by the Magar people. It is divided into two groups and further dialect divisions give distinct tribal identity. In Nepal 788,530 people speak the language.
Bagmati was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restoration of zones to Provinces. It was named after the Bagmati River. It was in the Central Development Region of Nepal. The districts are now all part of Province No. 3. The zone contains the Kathmandu Valley with its conurbation of 4.5 million inhabitants.
Lumbini 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, who later became the historical Buddha and founder of the Buddhist philosophy. The zone's headquarters was Butwal.
Karnali Zone was one of the fourteen zones located in the Mid-Western Development Region of Nepal. The headquarters of Karnali Zone was Jumla.
The administrative divisions of Nepal are subnational administrative units of Nepal. The first level of country subdivisions of Nepal are the Provinces. Each province is further subdivided into districts, and each district into municipalities and rural municipalities. Before 2015, instead of provinces, Nepal was divided into developmental regions and administrative zones.
Bhagavathi is a small town in Arghakhanchi District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census, the town had a population of 4418 living in 842 houses. At the time of the 2001 Nepal census, the population was 4543, of which 59% was literate.
Gwagha is a village and municipality in Gulmi District in the Lumbini Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2758 persons living in 505 individual households. It is notable for a vicious attack by tigers in 1985 in which all but three inhabitants were mauled and killed. The remaining three were left to rebuild and repopulate the municipality, saving the community, fabled for having taller women than men from extinction.
Duhabi is a municipality in Sunsari District in the Koshi Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 2001 Nepal census it had a population of 17,574. Duhabi is situated in between Itahari and Biratnagar, on the bank of Budi River. It is the center of Sunsari–Morang industrial corridor. Originally, it was called Duhabi-bhaluwa municipality but now its name is Duhabi.
Shivanagar is a town in Krishnanagar Municipality in Kapilvastu District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. The former VDC was merged to form the municipality established on 18 May 2014 Krishnanagar, Sirsihawa, Shivanagar VDCs. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 4,774 people living in 735 individual households.