Western Rukum District

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Western Rukum District
पश्चिमी रुकुम
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Coordinates: 28°38′N 82°29′E / 28.63°N 82.49°E / 28.63; 82.49Coordinates: 28°38′N 82°29′E / 28.63°N 82.49°E / 28.63; 82.49
Country Nepal
Province Karnali Pradesh
Established 2015
 • Type Coordination committee
 • Body DCC, Western Rukum
 • Total 1,213.49 km2 (468.53 sq mi)
 • Total 154,272
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Website http://www.ddcrukum.gov.np/

Western Rukum (Nepali: पश्चिमी रुकुम) a part of Karnali province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal.[1] Musikot is the headquarter of the district.

Formally Western Rukum District was part of Rukum District, which splited into two districts Western Rukum and Eastern Rukum after the state's reconstruction of administrative divisions as of 20 September 2015.

The total area of Western Rukum District is 1,213.49 square kilometres (468.53 sq mi) and total population of this district as of 2011 Nepal census is 154,272 individuals. [1] [2]


The district is divided into 3 urban municipalities and 3 rural municipalities [1][3]

Urban municipalities[edit]

Rural municipalities[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "स्थानीय तहहरुको विवरण" [Details of local level body]. www.mofald.gov.np (in Nepali). Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (Nepal). Retrieved 14 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "CITY POPULATION– statistics, maps & charts". www.citypopulation.de. 8 October 2017. Retrieved 14 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "District Corrected Last for RAJAPATRA" (PDF). www.mofald.gov.np. Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (Nepal). Retrieved 14 April 2018. 

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