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|पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र|
Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra
|Region||Western Development Region|
|Headquarter||Pokhara, Kaski District, Gandaki Zone|
|• Total||29,398 km2 (11,351 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 Census)|
|• Density||167.59/km2 (434.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
The Western Development Region (Nepali: पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions. It was located in the west-central part of the country, with its headquarters located in Pokhara. This Development Region was divided into three parts, from south to north in order of increasing altitude: Terai, Hilly and Himalayan. Mustang, Damodar, Peri, Thaple, Ganesh are among the major ranges of the Himalayas.
Nepali, known by the endonym Khas Kura also known as Gorkhali or Parbatiya, is an Indo-Aryan language of the sub-branch of Eastern Pahari. It is the official language of Nepal and one of the official status-gained languages of India. It is spoken mainly in Nepal and by about a quarter of the population in Bhutan. In India, Nepali is listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution as an Indian language, with official status in the state of Sikkim, and spoken in Northeast Indian states such as Assam and in 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.
Pokhara is a metropolitan city in Nepal which is situated in the Gandaki Pradesh of Nepal. The country's second largest city, it is the capital city of Gandaki Pradesh. The city also serves as the headquarters of Kaski District. Pokhara is located 200 kilometres west of the capital Kathmandu. The altitude varies from 827 metres in the southern part to 1,740 metres in the north. The Annapurna Range, with three out of the ten highest mountains in the world — Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu — is within 15–35 mi (24–56 km) of the valley.
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Gandaki zone (Nepali: गण्डकी अञ्चल
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