Rautahat District

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Rautahat District
रौतहट जिल्ला
Rautahat District locator.png
Country Nepal
Province Province No. 2
Admin HQ. Gaur
 • Type Coordination committee
 • Body DCC, Rautahat
 • Total 1,126 km2 (435 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 686,722
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Main Language(s)

Bajjika (60%)

Nepali (21%)

Rautahat District (Nepali: रौतहट जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district headquarter is Gaur,including municipalities like Garuda, Chapur , covers an area of 1,126 km² and had a population of 545,132 in 2001 and 686,722 in 2011. This district has a total of 2 VDCs and 16 municipalities. Among other districts, Rautahat has the largest percent of Muslims in Nepal, about 19.465% (106,111 persons in 2001).Sri Ram Sugar Mill is located in Garuda. and the famous hindu temple is in shivnager and the temple is run by giri family. Nunthar is a famous place for picnic and there is a temple of lord shiva which is located in pauria VDC bagmati .[1]

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 94.4%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.

The Manusmara River flows through the district, and feeds a canal for irrigating 3200 hectares of land.[3]

Village Development Committees (VDCs) and Municipalities[edit]

Map of the VDCs and Municipalities (blue) in Rautahat District


  1. ^ Population bdistricts n for regions and districts, archived from the original on 2013-01-22 
  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 
  3. ^ Acharya, Madhu Raman (1986). Nepal concise encyclopedia: a comprehensive dictionary of facts and knowledge about the kingdom of Nepal ... Geeta Sharma. p. 103. 

Coordinates: 26°46′N 85°16′E / 26.767°N 85.267°E / 26.767; 85.267