List of Districts in Nepal

Nepal is recently been restructured as per the new constitution of 2015.  Now, Nepal has 7 states, 77 districts and 744 local levels.


Top 10 Least Populated districts
  1. Manang (State 4)- 2,246 km² - 6,538
  2. Mustang (State 4)- 3,573 km² - 13,452
  3. Dolpa (State 6) - 7,889 km² - 36,700
  4. Rasuwa (State 3)- 1,544 km2 - 43,300
  5. Humla (State 6)- 5,655 km² - 50,858
  6. Mugu (State 6)- 3,535 km² - 55,286
  7. Solukhumbu (State 1)- 3,312 - 105,886
  8. Jumla (State 6)- 2,532 km²- 108,921
  9. Terathum (State 1) - 679 - 113,111
  10. Myagdi (State 4)- 2,297 -113,641
Top 10 Most Populated districts
  1. Kathmandu (State 3) - 395 km² - 17,44,240
  2. Rupandehi  (State 5)- 1,360 -982,851
  3. Morang (State 1)  - 1,855 km² - 965,370
  4. Jhapa (State 1)- 1,606 km² - 902,750 
  5. Kailali (State 7) - 3,235 - 775,709
  6. Sarlahi (State 2) - 1,259 km² -769,729
  7. Sunsari (State 1) - 1,257 km² - 763,497
  8. Bara  (State 2) - 1190 - 687,708
  9. Dhanusa (State 2) - 1,180 -654,777
  10. Saptari  (State 2)  - 1,363 - 639,284
* Rukum - 2877 - 207,290 is divided into States 5 and 6.
* Nawalparasi - 2162 -  643,508 is divided into States 4 and 5. 

Districts (14) in State no 1 - 25,905 km² 4,534,943 

  1. Morang (State 1)  - 1,855 km² - 965,370
  2. Jhapa (State 1)- 1,606 km² - 902,750
  3. Sunsari (State 1) - 1,257 km² - 763,497
  4. Udayapur (State 1) - 2,063 - 317,532 
  5. Ilam (State 1) - 3,636 - 290,254
  6. Khotang  (State 1) - 1,591- 206,312
  7. Panchthar  (State 1) - 1241 - 191,817
  8. Bhojpur  (State 1) - 1,507 - 182,459
  9. Dhankuta  (State 1) - 892 - 163,412
  10. Sankhuwasabha  (State 1) - 3,480 - 158,742
  11. Okhaldhunga  (State 1) - 1,074 - 147,984
  12. Taplejung (State 1)- 3,646 - 127,461
  13. Terathum (State 1) - 679 - 113,111
  14. Solukhumbu (State 1) - 3,312 - 105,886
Jhapa-Morang-Sunsari: 26,31,617 (58%)


Districts (8) in State no 2 - 9,661 km²  - 5,404,145

  1. Sarlahi (State 2) - 1,259 km² -769,729
  2. Bara  (State 2) - 1,190 - 687,708
  3. Rautahat  (State 2) - 1,126 - 686,722
  4. Dhanusa (State 2) - 1,180 -654,777
  5. Saptari  (State 2)  - 1,363 - 639,284
  6. Siraha  (State 2) - 1,188 - 637,328
  7. Mahottari  (State 2) - 1,002 - 627,580
  8. Parsa (State 2) - 1,353 km² - 601,017
Two key cities: Janakpur & Birgunj

Districts (13) in State no 3 - 20,300 km²  - 5,529,452

  1. Kathmandu (State 3) - 395 km² - 17,44,240
  2. Chitwan (State 3) - 2,238 - 579,984
  3. Lalitpur (State 3) - 350 - 468,132
  4. Makwanpur (State 3) - 2,426 - 420,477
  5. Kabhreplanchowk (State 3) - 1,396 - 381,937
  6. Dhading (State 3) - 1,926 - 336,067
  7. Bhaktapur (State 3) - 119 - 304,651
  8. Sindhuli (State 3) - 2,491 - 296,192
  9. Sindhuplanchowk (State 3) - 2,542 - 287,798
  10. Nuwakot (State 3) - 1,121 - 277,471
  11. Ramechhap (State 3) - 1,546 - 202,646
  12. Dolakha (State 3) - 2,191 - 186,557
  13. Rasuwa (State 3)- 1,544 km2 - 43,300
Kathmandu valley: 25,17,023 (45.5%)


Districts (11) in State no 4 - 21,504  km² - 2,413,907



Districts (12) in State no 5 - 22,288  km² - 4,891,025



Districts (10) State no 6 - 27,984  km² - 1,168,515

  1. Surkhet (State 6)- 2452 - 350,804 - 30%
  2. Dailekh (State 6)- 2,505 - 261,770
  3. Salyan (State 6)- 1,462 - 241,716
  4. Rukum West (State 6) - 2,877 - 207,290
  5. Jajarkot (State 6) - 2230 - 171,304
  6. Kalikot (State 6)- 1,741 km²- 136,948
  7. Jumla (State 6)- 2,532 km²- 108,921
  8. Mugu (State 6)- 3,535 km² - 55,286
  9. Humla (State 6)- 5,655 km² - 50,858
  10. Dolpa (State 6) - 7,889 km² - 36,700

Districts (9) State no 7 - 19,539  km² - 2,552,517
Kailali - 3,235 - 775,709
Kanchanpur - 1,610 - 451,248
Kailali & Kanchanpur - 12,26,957 (48%)
Bajra (State 7) - 2,188- 134,912
Darchula (State 7)-2,322 - 133,274