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Nepalese Federal States

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Schedule 4 of the new Constitution of Nepal, adopted on 20 September 2015, provides for the division of the country into seven Provinces. These provinces will be formed by grouping the existing districts; two districts, however, are to be split between two provinces. Each district has local units, including four metropolises, 13 sub-metropolises, 246 municipal councils and 481 village councils.[1] According to Article 295 (2), the provinces shall be named by 2/3 vote of the respective province's legislature.

Provinces of Nepal
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Category Provinces
Location Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Created 20 September 2015
Number 7
Government Governor
Chief Minister
Subdivisions Districts

Contents

Province No. 1Edit

Population: 4,534,943; Area: 25,905 km²[2]. Proposed name for the province: Koshi[2]. It covers the following districts:

Province No. 2Edit

Population: 5,404,145; Area: 9,661 km²[2]. Proposed name for the province: Janakpur. It covers the following districts :

Province No. 3Edit

Population: 5,529,452; Area: 20,300 km²[2]. Proposed name for the province: Bagmati. It covers the following districts :

Province No. 4Edit

Population: 2,413,907; Area: 21,504 km²[2]. Proposed name for the province: Gandaki. It covers the following districts :

Province No. 5Edit

Population: 4,891,025; Area: 22,288 km²[2]. Proposed name for the province: Lumbini. It covers the following districts:

* denotes the districts that are proposed to be re-allocated to Province No. 4 and Province No. 6.

Province No. 6Edit

Population: 1,168,515. Area: 27,984 km²[2]. Proposed name for the province: Karnali. It covers the following districts:

Province No. 7Edit

Population: 2,552,517; Area: 19,539 km²[2]. Proposed name for the province: Far West. It covers the following districts :

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kathmandu Post (2017). "744 new local units come into effect". Kantipur Publications Pvt. Ltd. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h http://www.statoids.com/unp.html Nepal Provinces