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Nepal: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces and districts of Nepal according to census results and latest official projections.

NameNativeStatusPopulation
Census
1981-06-22
Population
Census
1991-06-22
Population
Census
2001-05-28
Population
Census
2011-06-22
Population
Projection
2016-07-01
Bāgmatī [Province No. 3]बाग्मतीProvince2,781,1473,505,0924,569,5975,529,4526,026,626
Bhaktapurभक्तपुरDistrict159,767172,952225,461304,651340,066
Citvan [Chitwan]चितवनDistrict259,571354,488472,048579,984644,219
Dhādiṅ [Dhading]धादिङDistrict243,401278,068338,658336,067346,950
Dolakhā [Dolakha]दोलखाDistrict150,576173,236204,229186,557187,584
Kābhrepalāñcok [Kavrepalanchok]काभ्रेDistrict307,150324,329385,672381,937394,229
Kāṭhmāḍaũ [Kathmandu]काठमाडौंDistrict422,237675,3411,081,8451,744,2402,011,978
LalitpurललितपुरDistrict184,341257,086337,785468,132525,211
Makavānpur [Makwanpur]मकवानपुरDistrict243,411314,599392,604420,477443,976
Nuvākoṭ [Nuwakot]नुवाकोटDistrict202,976245,260288,478277,471283,827
Rāmechāp [Ramechhap]रामेछापDistrict161,445188,064212,408202,646206,653
Rasuvā [Rasuwa]रसुवाDistrict30,24136,74444,73143,30044,399
Sindhulī [Sindhuli]सिन्धुलीDistrict183,705223,900279,821296,192305,164
Sindhupālcok [Sindhupalchowk]सिन्धुपाल्चोकDistrict232,326261,025305,857287,798292,370
Gaṇḍakī [Province No. 4]गण्डकीProvince1,710,5741,968,2332,316,7022,403,7572,472,494
Bāgluṅ [Baglung]बाग्लुङDistrict215,228232,486268,937268,613277,582
Gorkhā [Gorkha]गोरखाDistrict231,294252,524288,134271,061259,299
Kāskī [Kaski]कास्कीDistrict221,272292,945380,527492,098543,767
Lamjuṅ [Lamjung]लमजुङDistrict152,720153,697177,149167,724170,568
Manāṅ [Manang]मनाङDistrict7,0215,3639,5876,5386,444
Mustāṅ [Mustang]मुस्ताङDistrict12,93014,29214,98113,45212,477
Myāgdī [Myagdi]म्याग्दीDistrict96,904100,552114,447113,641112,643
Navalparāsī (East) [Nawalparasi]नवलपरासीDistrict149,543211,228272,557311,604334,471
Parvat [Parbat]पर्वतDistrict128,400143,547157,826146,590148,130
Syāṅjā [Syangja]स्याङ्जाDistrict271,824293,526317,320289,148270,403
Tanahũ [Tanahun]तनहुँDistrict223,438268,073315,237323,288336,710
Janakpur [Province No. 2]जनकपुरProvince2,882,6233,605,2774,604,7135,404,1455,871,066
Bārā [Bara]बाराDistrict318,957415,718559,135687,708765,053
Dhanuṣā [Dhanusa]धनुषाDistrict432,569543,672671,364754,777803,785
Mahottarī [Mahottari]महोत्तरीDistrict361,054440,146553,481627,580673,405
Parsā [Parsa]पर्साDistrict284,338372,524497,219601,017663,559
Rautahaṭ [Rautahat]रौतहटDistrict332,526414,005545,132686,722772,098
Saptarī [Saptari]सप्तरीDistrict379,055465,668570,282639,284679,548
Sarlāhī [Sarlahi]सर्लाहीDistrict398,766492,798635,701769,729838,695
Sirāhā [Siraha]सिराहाDistrict375,358460,746572,399637,328674,923
Karṇālī [Province No. 6]कर्णालीProvince925,2461,085,3281,311,5671,570,4181,701,800
DailekhदैलेखDistrict166,527187,400225,201261,770281,758
Ḍolpā [Dolpa]डोल्पाDistrict22,04325,01329,54536,70039,832
Humlā [Humla]हुम्लाDistrict20,30334,38340,59550,85855,261
Jājarkoṭ [Jajarkot]जाजरकोटDistrict99,312113,958134,868171,304186,375
Jumlā [Jumla]जुम्लाDistrict68,79775,96489,427108,921117,958
Kālikoṭ [Kalikot]कालिकोटDistrict87,63888,805105,580136,948149,371
MuguमुगुDistrict43,70536,36443,93755,28660,109
Rūkum (West) [Rukum]रूकुमDistrict98,662115,888140,387155,383163,969
Salyān [Salyan]सल्यानDistrict152,063181,785213,500242,444259,309
Surkhetसुर्खेतDistrict166,196225,768288,527350,804387,858
Kośī [Province No. 1]कोशीProvince2,954,5103,520,3354,201,7954,534,9434,766,923
BhojpurभोजपुरDistrict192,689198,784203,018182,459169,139
Dhankuṭā [Dhankuta]धनकुटाDistrict129,781146,386166,479163,412168,131
Ilām [Ilam]इलामDistrict178,356229,214282,806290,254302,791
Jhāpā [Jhapa]झापाDistrict479,743593,737688,109812,650875,828
Khoṭāṅ [Khotang]खोटाङDistrict212,571215,965231,385206,312190,100
Moraṅ [Morang]मोरङDistrict534,692674,823843,220965,3701,036,841
Okhalḍhuṅgā [Okhaldhunga]ओखलढुङ्गाDistrict137,640139,457156,702147,984150,428
Pāncthar [Panchthar]पाँचथरDistrict153,746175,206202,056191,817195,334
Sankhuvāsabhā [Sankhuwasabha]संखुवासभाDistrict129,414141,903159,203158,742157,854
Solukhumbuसोलुखुम्बुDistrict88,24597,200107,686105,886104,415
Sunsarī [Sunsari]सुनसरीDistrict344,594463,481625,633763,487845,555
Tāplejuṅ [Taplejung]ताप्लेजुङDistrict120,780120,053134,698127,461129,694
Tehrathumतेह्रथुमDistrict92,454102,870113,111101,577101,546
UdayapurउदयपुरDistrict159,805221,256287,689317,532339,267
Lumbinī [Province No. 5]लुम्बिनीProvince2,448,6503,127,5313,955,7194,499,2724,831,638
Arghākhāncī [Arghakhanchi]अर्घाखाँचीDistrict157,304180,884208,391197,632200,967
Bānke [Banke]बाँकेDistrict205,323285,604385,840491,313554,630
Bardiyā [Bardiya]बर्दियाDistrict199,044290,313382,649426,576456,547
Dāṅ [Dang Deukhuri]दाङDistrict266,393354,413462,380552,583605,796
Gulmī [Gulmi]गुल्मीDistrict238,113266,331296,654280,160268,597
Kapilvastuकपिलवस्तुDistrict270,045371,778481,976571,936625,522
Navalparāsī (West) [Nawalparasi]नवलपरासीDistrict159,285224,989290,313331,904356,260
Pālpā [Palpa]पाल्पाDistrict214,442236,313268,558261,180255,386
Pyuṭhān [Pyuthan]प्युठानDistrict157,669175,469212,484228,102236,540
Rolpā [Rolpa]रोल्पाDistrict168,166179,621210,004224,506232,419
Rūkum (East) [Rukum]रूकुमDistrict33,77039,66648,05153,18456,123
Rūpandehī [Rupandehi]रूपन्देहीDistrict379,096522,150708,419880,196982,851
Sudur Pashchimānchal [Far West; Province No. 7]सुदुर पश्चिमाञ्चलProvince1,320,0891,679,3012,191,3302,552,5172,760,947
Achām [Achham]अछामDistrict185,212198,188231,285257,477274,505
Baitaḍī [Baitadi]बैतडीDistrict179,136200,716234,418250,898260,015
Bajhāṅ [Bajhang]बझाङDistrict124,010139,092167,026195,159210,122
Bājurā [Bajura]बाजुराDistrict74,64992,010108,781134,912146,338
Ḍaḍeldhurā [Dadeldhura]डडेलधुराDistrict86,853104,647126,162142,094151,312
Dārculā [Darchula]दार्चुलाDistrict90,218101,683121,996133,274139,712
Ḍoṭī [Doti]डोटीDistrict153,135167,168207,066211,746213,619
Kailālī [Kailali]कैलालीDistrict257,905417,891616,697775,709870,771
Kancanpur [Kanchanpur]कञ्‍चनपुरDistrict168,971257,906377,899451,248494,553
Nepāl [Nepal]नेपालFederal Republic15,022,83918,491,09723,151,42326,494,50428,431,494

Source: Central Bureau of Statistics Nepal (web).

Explanation: The names and boundaries of provinces are preliminary.