Koshi Zone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

कोशी अञ्चल
Koshi districts.png
Country   Nepal
 • Total2,335,047
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

Koshi (Nepali: कोशी अञ्चलAbout this soundListen ) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restructure of zones to provinces. The headquarters of Koshi Zone was Biratnagar which was also its largest city. Other cities of Koshi Zone were Inaruwa, Dharan, Dhankutta,jhumka,Duhabi and Itahari, its main rivers were Arun, Tamor and Sapta Koshi.

Koshi is divided into six districts:

District Type Headquarters Since 2015 part of Province
Bhojpur Hill Bhojpur Province No. 1
Dhankuta Hill Dhankuta
Morang Terai Biratnagar
Sankhuwasabha Mountain Khandbari
Sunsari Terai Inaruwa
Terhathum Hill Myanglung

Famous and religious places[edit]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 27°10′N 87°25′E / 27.167°N 87.417°E / 27.167; 87.417