Lalitpur District, Nepal

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Lalitpur District
ललितपुर जिल्ला
District
Country Nepal
Admin HQ. Lalitpur
Government
 • Type Coordination committee
 • Body DCC, Lalitpur
Area
 • Total 350 km2 (140 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)
Website www.ddclalitpur.gov.np

Lalitpur District (Nepali: ललितपुर जिल्लाAbout this sound 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 surrounded by Makwanpur & bhaktapur & Kathmandu & Kavre.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[4] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
 9.9%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
79.3%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
10.8%

Administrative division[edit]

There are six municipalies in Lalitpur District, including three Rural Municipalities and one Metropolitan city:

Former Village Development Committees[edit]

Prior to federal restructuring, the following Village development committees were also part of the district. By 2017, they were all merged into municipalities or rural municipalities or were included into Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

Other places[edit]

Education[edit]

Lalitpur District has adequate education facilities in comparison to other districts, including:

Sports[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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