Continent: Asia (South)
Longitude: 8004' E to 88012'E
Latitude: 26022'N to 30027' N
Area: 1, 47,181 sq.km.
Borders: India in the south, east and west and China in the north
Length from east to west: 885km
Breadth from north to south: 193km
Nearest Sea: Bay of Bengal (more than 1100 km away)
To operate the proportional, justiciable and balance development in the country, the concept of development region was derived. Therefore Nepal is divided into five development regions.
|S.N.||Name of Development Regions of Nepal||Headquarter||Area||No. of zones||No. of districts||No. of V.D.C.|
|1||Eastern Development Region||Dhankuta||28,456 km2 (10,986.9 sq mi)||3||16||893|
|2||Central Development Region||Kathmandu||27,410 km2 (10,583.1 sq mi)||3||19||1199|
|3||Western Development Region||Pokhara||29,398 km2 (11,350.6 sq mi)||3||16||864|
|4||Mid-western Development Region||Birendranagar||42,378 km2 (16,362.2 sq mi)||3||15||575|
|5||Far-western Development Region||Dipayal||19,539 km2 (7,544.1 sq mi)||2||9||383|
Any two causes for not having proportionate development in five development region are:
The development situation is different in mountain and terai region because of the topography as the topography is plain in terai it us easier for the developmental works but it's steep and rocky in the mountain.
Nepal is divided into districts and development regions due to the following reasons:
A development region is an administration division of a place created for the development of a particular region. In order to develop the economic condition of all parts of Nepal equally and to bring balanced development throughout the country, the government of Nepal has divided Nepal into five regions known as development regions.
|Natural Regions||Administration Region|
|They are the physical or economic division of the country created according to the variation in landforms and climates.||They are a political division of the country created according to the principle of decentralisation for efficient administration and balance development.|
|They run parallel east-west||They run parallel north-south.|
|They include parts of all development regions.||They include parts of all natural regions.|
Nepal is full of geographical diversity. It has been divided into Himalayan, Hill and Terai on the basis of environmental features. Its altitude ranges from 60 m to 8848 m. Although it has an influence of tropical monsoon climate, it is partly influenced with Mediterranean in the west. Terai is varying fertile whereas Hill and Himalayan have less.
Central development region is the most developed region because all the sorts of developmental infrastructures are well available here and the status of people is comparatively better than other development regions. For example Health, education, transportation, drinking water, communication facility are found comparatively better here.
First of all, Nepal was divided into four development regions in B.S. 2029.They were-
|Development Region||Headquarters Area|
|Eastern Development Region||Dhankuta-28,456 sq.km.|
|Central Development Region||Kathmnandu-27,410 sq.km|
|Western Development Region||Pokhara-29,398 sq.km|
|Mid- western Development Region||Birendranagar-12,378 sq.km.|
|Far- western Development Region||Dipayal-19,539 sq.km.|
Area of Nepal is ______.
1, 47,188 sq.km
8, 848 sq.km
1, 47,181 sq.km
1, 47,888 sq.km
Which one of the following zones is named after river?
None of the answers are correct
Which one of the following is the religious place of our country?
Which one of the following zones touch China only?
Which one of the following zone touches both India and China?
The headquarter of Central Development Region is _____.
None of the answers are correct
Which one of the development region is largest of all?
Far-Western Development Region
Eastern Development Region
Central Development Region
Mid-Western Development Region
Which one of these is not a zone?
Which is not a zone?