List of 7 Provinces and 77 Districts in Nepal

Schedule 4 of the Constitution of Nepal divided Nepal into 7 Provinces and under that, there are 77 Districts this happened on 20th September 2015. Before this, there were only 75 Districts in Nepal as the Government decided to divide Rukum and Nawalparasi into two different districts on 26th April 2017.

Below are the 7 Provinces Of Nepal, following the 77 Districts in Nepal that come under them. We’ve listed major cities and some of the most popular tourist attractions of the Province.

List of Districts in Nepal in Province No. 1

List of Districts in Province No. 1
List of Districts in Province No. 1

Province No. 1 is the easternmost of the seven provinces that are in Nepal. This province covers an area of 25,905 km2, which is about 17.5% of the country’s total area. The industrial city of Biratnagar is its headquarters. This province is bordered by China in the north, India in the east and south also Bagmati Province and Madhesh Province to the west.

Major cities that are in Province no.1 are

  • Birtamod
  • Dharan
  • Itahari
  • Birat Chowk
  • Damak
  • Triyuga and
  • Mechinagar

Major Attraction of Province no.1

The pride of all Nepalese Sagarmatha also known as Mount Everest is in this Province.

Districts of Province No.1 of Nepal

A total of 14 districts are listed below

  1. Bhojpur District
  2. Dhankuta District
  3. Ilam District
  4. Jhapa District
  5. Khotang District
  6. Morang District
  7. Okhaldhunga District
  8. Panchthar District
  9. Sankhuwasabha District
  10. Solukhumbu District
  11. Sunsari District
  12. Taplejung District
  13. Terhathum District
  14. Udayapur District

List of Districts in Province No. 2 “Madhesh Province”

List of Districts in Province No. 2 "Madhesh Province"
List of Districts in Province No. 2 “Madhesh Province”

Province No. 2 or Madhesh Province is the most populated province in Nepal according to the 2021 Nepal Census and the smallest by size area. It has an area of 9,661 km2 (3,730 sq mi)-about 6.5% of the country’s total area. It has a population of around 6,126,288. This province is in the Southeastern region of Nepal.

Districts of Province No.2 or Madhesh Province of Nepal

Officially Known as Madhesh Province – has a total of 8 districts, listed below

  1. Sarlahi District
  2. Dhanusa District
  3. Bara District
  4. Rautahat District
  5. Saptari District
  6. Siraha District
  7. Mahottari District
  8. Parsa District

List of Districts in Nepal in Province No. 3 “Bagmati Province”

List of Districts in Province No. 3 "Bagmati Province"
List of Districts in Province No. 3 “Bagmati Province”

Bagmati Province is one of the seven provinces of Nepal established by the constitution of Nepal. Bagmati is second-largest by population and fifth largest by area. Kathmandu is also in this province which is the country’s capital.

Major Attraction of Bagmati Province

  1. Bhaktapur Durbar Square,
  2. Gosainkunda,
  3. Pashupatinath Temple,
  4. Patan Durbar Square,
  5. Swayambhunath,
  6. Gaurishankar,
  7. Hanuman Dhoka, and
  8. One-horned rhinoceros at Chitwan National Park

Districts of Province No.3 or Bagmati Province of Nepal

Officially known as Bagmati Province – has a total of 8 districts, listed below

  1. Kathmandu
  2. Lalitpur
  3. Chitwan
  4. Makawanpur
  5. Kavrepalanchok
  6. Dhading
  7. Bhaktapur District
  8. Sindhuli
  9. Sindhupalchok
  10. Ramechhap
  11. Nuwakot District
  12. Dolakha
  13. Rasuwa

List of Districts in Nepal in Province No. 4 “Gandaki Province”

ist of Districts in Province No. 4 "Gandaki Province"
ist of Districts in Province No. 4 “Gandaki Province”

In July 2018 The newly elected Provincial Assembly adopted Gandaki Province as the permanent name by replacing its initial name Province no. 4. The population of the Gandaki province is around 2,403,757 according to the latest Census. The total area of the province is 21,504 km2 – about 14.57% of the country’s total area.

By area, this province is in 4th position, and by population, Gandaki lies in 6th position.

Major Attraction

  1. Annapurna,
  2. Phewa Lake,
  3. Upper Mustang,
  4. Tilicho Lake,
  5. Manakamana Temple,
  6. Muktinath Temple,
  7. Machapuchare and
  8. Gorkha Durbar

Districts of Province No.4 or Gandaki Province of Nepal

Official Known as Gandaki Province – 11 District

  1. Baglung District
  2. Gorkha District
  3. Kaski District
  4. Lamjung District
  5. Manang District
  6. Mustang District
  7. Myagdi District
  8. Nawalpur District
  9. Parbat District
  10. Syangja District
  11. Tanahun District

List of Districts in Province No. 5 “Lumbini Province”

ist of Districts in Province No. 5 "Lumbini Province"
List of Districts in Province No. 5 “Lumbini Province”

Lumbini is the third largest and the third most populous province among the Nepali provinces. The province is home to the World Heritage Site of Lumbini, where according to the Buddhist tradition, the founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha was born.

Major Attraction

  1. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve,
  2. World Peace Pagoda,
  3. Lumbini,
  4. Ranighat Palace,
  5. Bageshwori Temple and
  6. a Bengal tiger at Bardiya National Park

District of Province No.5 or Lumbini Province of Nepal

Officially Known ad Lumbini Province – has 12 Districts

  1. Arghakhanchi
  2. Banke
  3. Bardiya
  4. Dang
  5. Gulmi
  6. Kapilvastu
  7. Parasi
  8. Palpa
  9. Pyuthan
  10. Rolpa
  11. Rukum
  12. Rupandehi

List of Districts in Province No. 6 “Karnali Province”

List of Districts in Province No. 6 "Karnali Province"
List of Districts in Province No. 6 “Karnali Province”

The total area of Karnali Province is 7,984 square kilometers (10,805 sq mi) covering 18.97% of the country. Which makes this province the largest by area. According to the 2021 census, Karnali Province has an estimated population of around 1,694,889 which makes it the least populated.

Major Attraction

  1. Phoksundo lake,
  2. Sinja Valley,
  3. Simikot,
  4. Rara lake,
  5. ruins of Kakre Bihar in Surkhet and
  6. Kanjiroba

Districts of Province No.6 or Karnali Province of Nepal

Officially Known as Karnali Province

  1. Dailekh District
  2. Dolpa District
  3. Humla District
  4. Jajarkot District
  5. Jumla District
  6. Kalikot District
  7. Mugu District
  8. Rukum Paschim District
  9. Salyan District
  10. Surkhet District

List of Districts in Province No. 7 “Sudurpashchim Province”

ist of Districts in Province No. 7 "Sudurpashchim Province"
List of Districts in Province No. 7 “Sudurpashchim Province”

Sudurpashchim Province has a total area of 19,515.52 km2 (7,534.98 sq mi) while the population according to Nepal census 2021 is around 2,711,270 which makes it the 5th most populated province.

Major Attraction

  1. Saipal, Ghodaghodi Lake,
  2. Swamp deer at Shuklaphanta National Park,
  3. Badimalika Temple,
  4. Khaptad Lake,
  5. Api Himal

Districts of Province No.7 or Sudurpashchim Province of Nepal

Province No.7 is officially known as Sudurpashchim Province

  1. Achham District
  2. Baitadi District
  3. Bajhang District
  4. Bajura District
  5. Dadeldhura District
  6. Darchula District
  7. Doti District
  8. Kailali District
  9. Kanchanpu District

This completes all 7 Province along with 77 Districts of Nepal.

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