Dsitrict - Rukum

Rukum is a mid hilly district of Rapti zone. It lies in mid western Development region.Rukum district also called 52 lake and 53 peak.  District extended over 28 o 29' North to 29 0 0'  Northern latitude and 82 0 12' east to 82 0 53'  longitude. Altitude of district varies  from 754 m(Chaurjhari) to 6000 m . The height of District headquarter Khalanga from SL is 1448 m. Area occupied by this district is 2877 sq Km. Politically district divided in to 2 constitutional area, 11 Ilaka and 43 VDCs.