Dsitrict - Bajhang

Basic District Information

 

Political Bordering

Eastern: Bajura

Western: Darchula, Baitadi

Northern :China, Humla

Southern: Doti, Baitadi

 

Demographic profile

Total population : 167026

Female : 86350

Male: 80676

Population below 5 years old : 25398

Population above 75 years : 1669

Total family numbers : 28588

Average family size: 5.84

Population density : 49 person/ sq km

 

Population by caste

Chetry : 69.93

Bramin : 10.76

Kami : 7.9

Thakuri : 5.61

Sarki: 2.77

Educational profile

Total literacy rate: 35.5 %

Female literacy : 15.2 %

Male literacy : 57.6 %

Total no of schools : 319

 

Health profile

District hospital -1

Health post -11

Sub health post -36

 

Road coverage :

Constructed Khodpe bajhang high way distance 108 Km. Road upgrading works has been conducted rapidly in this area.

 

Major markets

1.Talkot khaula 2. Daulichaur 3.Pasal bagar(Chhana) 4. Malumela 5. Deura 6. Jhanana 7. Bagthala 8. Jhapa(Bungal) 9. Sainshu 10.Bisauna 11. Deulekh 12. Kholi(Thalara) 13. Sunkuda

 

Major lake

Surma Sarobar, Tima Daha, Khaptad, Lokunda Tal, Khapad Daha, Nilsiri Kunda, Ramcahha lake of Urai Bhayanjhang

 

Rivers

Seti, Kalanga, Guelgadh, Tarugadh, Gadar, Bahuligadh, Sunigadh, Talkotgadh

 

Water falls

Dantola, Gorkhali, Chayankeli Dhunga, Koiralakot, Sunkuda

Major Himalayan ranges

Saipal Himal, Arya Himal, Nampa Himal, Yoga Himal, Byansh Himal, Urai Bhayanjang Himal

Tourism Area

Khaptad, Surma Sarobar, Saipal, Yoga, Nampha Himal, Bannikot temple, Jaya Prithvi nagar

Poverty Profile

Food sufficiency only for 3 months : 33.68%

Food sufficiency only for 6 months : 41.32%

 Food sufficiency only for 9 months : 14.71%

Food sufficiency only for 12 months : 6.28%

Land Less : 4%

 

Financial Institutions

Rastriya Banijya Bank-1

Agriculture Development Bank-1