Dhaulagiri Zone

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Dhaulagiri (Nepali: धौलागिरी अञ्चलAbout this soundListen ) was one of the fourteen zones which Nepal was divided into for administrative purposes, prior to the September 10, 2015 adoption of a new Constitution, which divided the nation instead into 7 provinces. It is in the Western Development Region of Nepal and its headquarters are Baglung. 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.

Dhaulagiri Zone
धौलागिरी अञ्चल
Dhaulagiri Zone
Dhaulagiri Zone
Country   Nepal
 • Total8,148 km2 (3,146 sq mi)
 • Total556,191
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone[[UTC+5:45]] (Nepal Time)


Dhaulagiri was divided into 4 districts; since 2015, these districts have been redesignated as parts of Gandaki Province .

District Type Headquarters
Baglung Hill Baglung
Mustang Mountain Jomsom
Myagdi Hill Beni
Parbat Hill Kusma
Dhaulagiri Mountain Range

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Coordinates: 28°50′N 83°30′E / 28.833°N 83.500°E / 28.833; 83.500