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Narayani
नारायणी अञ्चल
Zone
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Country  Nepal
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Narayani (Nepali: नारायणी अञ्चल is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal, located in the central south of the country. It is named after the Narayani River which is situated on the western border of the zone.

Geography

Narayani occupies parts of the Terai, Inner Terai, and Hill regions of Nepal, but it doesn't cover any of the Mountain or Himalayan region. Narayani is rich in flora and fauna. Narayani River and Rapti River are the main rivers of Narayani zone. Bisharari and Garuda laked are some of the few lakes in Narayani.

Narayani is divided into five districts:

District Type Headquarters
Bara District Outer Terai Kalaiya
Chitwan District Inner Terai Bharatpur
Makwanpur District Inner Terai Hetauda
Parsa District Outer Terai Birganj
Rautahat District Outer Terai Gaur

History

Economy

Narayani is the third largest industrial area of the country.

Important cities and towns

Some important cities and towns are Birganj, Parwanipur, Jitpur, Alau, Hetauda, Bharatpur, Narayanghat, Kalaiya, and Gaur.

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