Kalikot District

Kālikot Jillā
कालीकोट जिल्ला

Location of Kalikot
Country Nepal
Region Mid-Western (grey)
Zone Karnali (darker grey)
Headquarters Manma
  Total 1,741 km2 (672 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 136,948
  Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Kalikot District(Nepali: कालीकोट जिल्ला Listen , a part of Province No. 6, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Manma as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,741 km², had a population of 105,580 in 2001 and 136,948 in 2011. In September 2005, in a bid to encourage a change in social attitudes, the government announced that it would provide rice to any family that had recently had a girl born.[1]

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.

Village Development Committees (VDCs)

Map of the VDCs in Kalikot District

See also


  1. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2005 - US Department of State
  2. The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system (PDF), . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005, ISBN 87-7903-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013 horizontal tab character in |series= at position 91 (help)

Coordinates: 29°9′0″N 81°37′0″E / 29.15000°N 81.61667°E / 29.15000; 81.61667

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