Tehrathum District

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Tehrathum District

तेह्रथुम
Terhathum district locator map.png
Country   Nepal
ProvinceProvince No. 1
Admin HQ.Myanglung
Government
 • TypeCoordination committee
 • BodyDCC, Tehrathum
Area
 • Total679 km2 (262 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:45 (NPT)
Websiteddctehrathum.gov.np

Tehrathum District (Nepali: तेह्रथुम जिल्लाAbout this soundListen ), is one of 14 districts of Province No. 1 of Nepal.

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
24.0%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
56.4%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
19.5%

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Tehrathum District had a population of 101,577. Of these, 49.8% spoke Nepali, 34.4% Limbu, 6.0% Tamang, 2.2% Magar, 1.9% Gurung, 1.4% Newari, 1.4% Rai, 1.0% Sherpa and 0.6% Kulung as their first language.

46.7% of the population in the district spoke Nepali, 1.0% Limbu and 1.0% Bantawa as their second language.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ 2011 Nepal Census, Social Characteristics Tables

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Coordinates: 27°15′N 87°35′E / 27.250°N 87.583°E / 27.250; 87.583