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List of zones of Nepal

Index List of zones of Nepal

Until the establishment of seven new provinces in 2015, Nepal was divided into 14 administrative zones (Nepali: अञ्चल; anchal) and 77 districts (Nepali: जिल्ला; jillā). [1]

42 relations: Bagmati River, Bagmati Zone, Bheri River, Bheri Zone, Central Development Region, Nepal, Chief District Officer, Development regions of Nepal, Dhaulagiri, Dhaulagiri Zone, Eastern Development Region, Nepal, Far-Western Development Region, Nepal, Gandaki River, Gandaki Zone, Gautama Buddha, Ghaghara, ISO 3166-2:NP, Janakpur Zone, Janakpur, Nepal, Karnali Zone, Kathmandu, Koshi River, Kosi Zone, List of districts of Nepal, List of village development committees of Nepal, Lumbini, Lumbini Zone, Mahakali Zone, Mechi River, Mechi Zone, Mid-Western Development Region, Nepal, Mount Everest, Narayani Zone, Nepal, Nepali language, Provinces of Nepal, Rapti Zone, Sagarmatha Zone, Seti River, Seti Zone, Sharda River, West Rapti River, Western Development Region, Nepal.

Bagmati River

The Bagmati River runs through the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal and separates Kathmandu from Patan.

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Bagmati Zone

Bagmati (बागमती अञ्चल Bāgmatī Añcal) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restruction of zones to Provinces.

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Bheri River

The Bheri River is a major tributary of the Karnali River draining the western Dhaulagiri range in western Nepal.

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Bheri Zone

Bheri Zone (भेरी अञ्चल) was one of the fourteen zones located in the Mid-Western Development Region of Nepal.

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Central Development Region, Nepal

The Central Development Region (Nepali: मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Madhyamānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions.

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Chief District Officer

The Chief District Officer (commonly known as C.D.O) is an administrative rank under Ministry of Home Affairs in Nepal who is appointed by the government as the highest administrative officer in a district.

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Development regions of Nepal

Prior to the promulgation of a new constitution in 2015, Nepal was divided into five development regions (विकास क्षेत्र), 14 administrative zones (अञ्चल) and 75 districts (जिल्ला).

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Dhaulagiri

The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri.

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Dhaulagiri Zone

Dhaulagiri (धौलागिरी अञ्चल) 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.

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Eastern Development Region, Nepal

The Eastern Development Region (Nepali: पुर्वाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Purwānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions.

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Far-Western Development Region, Nepal

The Far-Western Development Region (Nepali: सुदुर पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Sudur Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions.

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Gandaki River

The Gandaki River (also known as the Narayani and the Gandak) is one of the major rivers of Nepal and a left bank tributary of the Ganges in India.

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Gandaki Zone

Gandaki zone (गण्डकी अञ्चल was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal, located in the Western Development Region. It was named as Sapta Gandaki after the seven tributaries (Kali Gandaki, Trishuli, Budhi Gandaki, Marsyangdi, Madi, Seti Gandaki, and Daraudi) that make up the Gandaki River. Pokhara served as its regional and zonal capital. It was also the birthplace of Bhanubhakta Acharya, first poet of Nepal. The Gandaki Zone was home to multiple cultures which are unique in themselves. Some, like the Magar and Gurung, have attained fame much like the Gurkha people.

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Gautama Buddha

Gautama Buddha (c. 563/480 – c. 483/400 BCE), also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

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Ghaghara

Ghaghara, also called Karnali (घाघरा; Ghāghrā; कर्णाली; Karṇālī; 加格拉河; Jiāgélāhé) is a perennial trans-boundary river originating on the Tibetan Plateau near Lake Manasarovar.

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ISO 3166-2:NP

ISO 3166-2:NP is the entry for Nepal in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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Janakpur Zone

Janakpur (जनकपुर अञ्चल) 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.

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Janakpur, Nepal

Janakpur (जनकपुर) is the headquarters of Dhanusa District in Nepal.

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Karnali Zone

Karnali Zone (कर्णाली अञ्चल) was one of the fourteen zones located in the Mid-Western Development Region of Nepal.

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Kathmandu

Kathmandu (काठमाडौं, ये:. Yei, Nepali pronunciation) is the capital city of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

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Koshi River

The Koshi or Kosi River (कोशी नदी,, कोसी नदी) drains the northern slopes of the Himalayas in Tibet and the southern slopes in Nepal.

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Kosi Zone

Koshi (कोशी अञ्चल) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restruction of zones to Provinces.

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List of districts of Nepal

Districts in Nepal are second level of administrative divisions after provinces.

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List of village development committees of Nepal

Nepal's 75 districts (Nepali: जिल्ला; jillā) are subdivided into localities known as village development committees (translit) and into municipalities.

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Lumbini

Lumbinī (Nepali and Sanskrit: लुम्बिनी, "the lovely") is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Province No. 5 in Nepal.

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Lumbini Zone

Lumbini (लुम्बिनी अञ्चल) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restruction of zones to Provinces.

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Mahakali Zone

Mahakali (महाकाली अञ्चल) 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.

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Mechi River

The Mechi River is a trans-boundary river flowing through Nepal and India.

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Mechi Zone

Mechi (मेची अञ्चल was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restruction of zones to Provinces, comprising four districts; namely Ilam, Jhapa, Panchthar and Taplejung. Its headquarters are at Ilam. It comes under the Eastern Development Region of Nepal. The Indian state of Bihar is to the south, West Bengal and Sikkim in East and Tibet to the north. The largest town is Damak in the Terai. The majority of the population in Mechi are Kirantis (Limbu and Rai) and other ethnic groups like Koche and Meche, and hill castes like Bahun and Chhetris. Mechi is divided into four districts: Among the four districts, Jhapa is in the Terai and it is more developed than the other three districts. Ilam and Panchthar are in the hilly region. Ilam is also in a developing stage. Ilam is naturally very beautiful, with many tourists visiting Ilam annually. Kanyam is popular for its tea garden. At Antu the rising sun can be viewed. Panchthar is the least developed of the four districts. Taplejung is in the mountainous zone. There are two airports within Mechi: one in Bhadrapur and one in Taplejung.

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Mid-Western Development Region, Nepal

The Mid-Western Development Region (Nepali: मध्य-पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Madhya-Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of the largest and formerly one of Nepal's five development regions.

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Mount Everest

Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.

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Narayani Zone

Narayani (नारायणी अञ्चल) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restruction of zones to Provinces, located in the central south of the country.

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Nepal

Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

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Nepali language

Nepali known by endonym Khas-kura (खस कुरा) is an Indo-Aryan language of the sub-branch of Eastern Pahari.

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Provinces of Nepal

The Provinces of Nepal (नेपालका प्रदेशहरू Nepalka Pradeshaharu) were formed on 20 September 2015 in accordance with Schedule 4 of the Constitution of Nepal.

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Rapti Zone

Rapti Zone (राप्ती अञ्चल) was one of the fourteen zones, located in the Mid-Western Development Region of Nepal.

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Sagarmatha Zone

Sagarmāthā (सगरमाथा अञ्चल) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restruction of zones to Provinces.

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Seti River

The Seti River is an important tributary of the Karnali system that drains western Nepal.

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Seti Zone

Seti (सेती अञ्चल) is one of the fourteen zones located in the Far-Western Development Region of Nepal.

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Sharda River

The Sharda River (Hindi: शारदा नदी) or Mahakali River (Nepali: महाकाली नदी) is also called Kali Gad (Hindi: काली गाड़, kālī gād) or Kali Ganga in Uttarakhand where the river demarcates Nepal's western border with India.

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West Rapti River

West Rapti drains Rapti Zone in Mid-Western Region, Nepal, then Awadh and Purvanchal regions of Uttar Pradesh state, India before joining the Ghaghara -- a major left bank tributary of the Ganges known as the Karnali inside Nepal.

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Western Development Region, Nepal

The Western Development Region (Nepali: पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions.

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Administrative zones in Nepal, List of zones in Nepal, Zones of Nepal, अञ्चल.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_zones_of_Nepal

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