Dsitrict - Humla

Basic District Information

 

Political Bordering

Eastern: Mugu

Western: Bajhang

Northern :China

Southern: Bajura, Mugu

Demographic Profile:

Total population : 40595

Male: 20962

Female: 19633

Population below 5 years: 5636

Population above 75 years: 515

Total family Numbers: 6953

Average population size in family: 5.84

Population density: 7 p /sq km

Education profile :

Total Literacy rate: 27.1

Male : 41.3

Female : 11.8

No of higher secondary school : 115

Climatic profile:

Average temperature:
Maximum: 10-25 0 Celsius

Minimum: -10m to - 18 Celsius

Average rain fall: 25.4 mm to 146.9 inch

Tourism Area :

Kharpunath Temple, Raling Gumba, Yalbang Gumba, Halgi Gumba, Rijling Gumba, Panchachuli Himal, Dudhkunda Tal, One of the entry point to Mansarobar and Mount Kailash (Tibet China)

Market points:

Yarinaka, Simikot, Sarkidau, Phaya Bazar, Kabadi

Lake and ponds

Jangedaha, sailim Daha, Lade Daha, Lipani Daha, Dudhe daha, Malika Daha

Rivers

Humla Karnali, Teel Khola, Chankshi khola, Chara Khola, Garchule Khola, Hildum Khola, Dojam Khola, Bhedi gadh, Ripgadh, Sarka gadh, Kal Gadh, Lotigadh, cabadi gadh, Galfa gadh

Health

District hospital : 1

Primary healthy post :1

Health post : 11

Sub health post : 15

Irrigation coverage :

Total irrigated area :4295 hec

Nonirigated land: 15860 hec

All seasonal irrigated : 2167 hec