Dhawalagiri Zone

Dhawalagiri Zone
Dhawalagiri Zone
—  Zone  —
Dhawalagiri Zone and its districts in Nepal
Country  Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Capital Baglung
 – Total 8,148 km2 (3,146 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 – Total 556,191
 – Density 68.3/km2 (176.8/sq mi)
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Dhawalagiri (or Dhaulagiri) is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal. It comes under the Western division of Nepal. Baglung is the headquarters of this zone. Famous trekking areas like Mustang, Muktinath, Kali Gandaki valley and Mt Dhaulagiri fall in this zone. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, the only hunting reserve in Nepal is spread over Baglung and Myagdi districts of this Zone.

Dhawalagiri is divided into 4 districts, listed below with the headquarters in parentheses:

Dhaulagiri Mountain Range

See also:

Coordinates: 28°50′N 83°30′E / 28.833°N 83.5°E / 28.833; 83.5

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