Lalitpur District, Nepal

ललितपुर जिल्ला

Location of Lalitpur District in Bagmati Zone
Country Nepal
Region Central (Madhyamanchal)
Zone Bagmati
Headquarters Lalitpur
  Total 385 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 468,132 [1][2]
  2001 pop.: 337,785
1991 pop.: 257,086
1991 pop.: 184,341
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Lalitpur District (Nepali: ललितपुर जिल्ला Listen , a part of Province No. 3, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Lalitpur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 385 km² and has a population (2001) of 337,785. It is one of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley, along with Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. Its population was 466,784 in the initial 2011 census tabulation.[3]It is sourrounded by Makwanpur & bhaktapur & Kathmandu & Kavre.

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[4] 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.


Map of the VDCs in Lalitpur District

Village Development Committees (VDC)

Other places


Lalitpur District has adequate education facilities in comparison to other districts. Students from many districts come to study here. Some of the nationwide popular institutions are:

( Jharuwarashi)

  1. REDIRECT Shuvatara School


Lalitpur is also home to several notable sporting organisations and grounds such as:


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Coordinates: 27°40′N 85°19′E / 27.667°N 85.317°E / 27.667; 85.317

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