(, (Nepal Bhasa
: येँ जिल्ला) is a district located in Kathmandu Valley
, Bagmati Zone
, a landlocked
country in South Asia
. It is one of the seventy-five districts
, covers an area of 395 km<sup>2</sup> and is the most densely populated district of Nepal with a population of 1,081,845 in 2001. The district's headquarters is Kathmandu City
, also the capital of Nepal.
Kathmandu district is one of the three districts located in Kathmandu valley
, which itself is located in the hills of Bagmati zone
, Central development region, Nepal
. The district is located from 27'27"E to 27'49"E and 85'10"N 85'32"N.
The district is surrounded by-
- East: Bhaktapur district and Kabhrepalanchok district
- West: Dhading and Nuwakot districts
- North: Nuwakot and Sindhupalchok districts
- South: Lalitpur and Makwanpur districts
The altitude of the district ranges between 1262 m. to 2732 m. above the sea level.
The temperature fluctuates between 32C in summer (June-July) to -2C in winter (December-January).
Kathmandu district is a part of Kathmandu valley which is the melting pot of various cultural groups, ethnicities, races, languages and religions. This... Read More