Kosi or Koshi (Nepali: कोसी अञ्चल, Nepali: कोशी अञ्चल Listen ) was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restructure of zones to provinces. The headquarters of Kosi Zone was Biratnagar which was also its largest city. Other cities of Kosi Zone were Inaruwa, Dharan, Dhankutta, Jhumka, Duhabi and Itahari. Its main rivers were Arun, Tamor and Sapta Koshi.

Kosi
कोसी अञ्चल[1]
कोशी अञ्चल
Koshi districts.png
Country   Nepal
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,335,047
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

Kosi was divided into six districts; since 2015 these districts have been redesignated as part of Province No. 1.

District Type Headquarters Since 2015 part of Province
Bhojpur Hill Bhojpur Province No. 1
Dhankuta Hill Dhankuta
Morang Terai Biratnagar
Sankhuwasabha Mountain Khandbari
Sunsari Terai Inaruwa
Terhathum Hill Myanglung

Famous and religious placesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "कोसी". नेपाली बृहत शब्दकोश (in Nepali). Kathmandu: Nepal Academy.

Coordinates: 27°10′N 87°25′E / 27.167°N 87.417°E / 27.167; 87.417