Far-Western Development Region, Nepal facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFar-Western Development Region, Nepal (सुदुर पश्चिमाञ्चल - Sudura Paścimāñcala)
Seti River valley with Dipayal to the left
|Area||19,539 km² (7,544 sq mi)|
|Density||131 /km² (339 /sq mi)|
Far-Western Development Region (Nepali:सुदुर पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र - Sudur Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) is one of Nepal's five development regions. It is at the western end of the country with headquarters at Dipayal Silgadhi.
The Far-Western Development Region has the Mid-Western Development Region to the east, Uttar Pradesh (India) to the south, Uttarakhand (India) to the west and the Tibet Autonomous Region (People's Republic of China) to the north.
It is the smallest Development Region of Nepal with an area of 19,539 km2 (7,544 sq mi) and also with the lowest population with 2,552,517 people living there; its population density is the second lowest of all the regions, with 130.6 persons/km2.
The main city in the region is Mahendranagar, the eighth largest city of the country, at about 5 km (3.1 mi) from the border of India.
Other cities of this region are Dipayal Silgadhi, Dhangadhi, Baitadi (Khalanga, Baitadi), etc.
|Mahakali||977,514||6,989||139.9||4||Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Darchula, Kanchanpur|
|Seti||1,575,003||12,550||125.5||5||Achham, Bajhang, Bajura, Doti, Kailali|
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