Bagmati Zone

बागमती अञ्चल
Country Nepal
Population (2001)
  Total 3,008,487
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Bagmati (Nepali: बागमती अञ्चल Listen  Bāgmatī Añcal) is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal, named after the Bagmati River. It is in the Central Development Region of Nepal. The zone contains the Kathmandu Valley with its conurbation of 1.5 million inhabitants.

Bagmati is divided into eight districts:

District Type Headquarters
Bhaktapur Hill Bhaktapur
Dhading Hill Dhading
Lalitpur Hill Patan
Kathmandu Hill Kathmandu
Kavrepalanchok Hill Dhulikhel
Nuwakot Hill Bidur
Rasuwa Mountain Dhunche
Sindhupalchok Mountain Chautara

See also

Coordinates: 28°00′N 85°25′E / 28.000°N 85.417°E / 28.000; 85.417

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