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District Information

Lamjung district is located in Western region and it is part of Gandaki zone. The district headquarters is Besisahar. The major hazard of this hill-district are landslides.

Registered projects

There are no projects in this district.

District Details

 

Name Lamjung
Region Western
Ecological area Hill
Area covered 1,692 Sq. Kms.
Elevation 793 m - 8,155 m
# of VDCs 62
Population 201,118
Male/ Female ratio 101
Population Density per Sq. Km 119
Average Household size 6
Literacy rate 64
Language 56 % Nepali
  31.15 % Gurung
  6.33 % Tamang
  1.86 % Newar
  2 % Dura
  1.23 % Un. Lang
  1.08 % Magar
  0.17 % Urdu
   
Caste/ ethinic groups 31.68 % Gurung
  15.83 % Chhetri
  14.88 % Brahman Hill
  7.43 % Kami
  6.73 % Tamang
  3.87 % Sarki
  3.80 % Newar
  3.40 % Damai
   
Disaster Management Profile  
Major Hazards Landslides
   

Source : Intensive Study & Research Centre District & VDC Profile of Nepal- 2010