Brief Introduction

Jhapa district, located on Eastern Development Region of Nepal, is fertile and dense populated district of Mechi Zone. This district is spreed in 1606 sq km. Jhapa boundary is surrounded by India in east and south side, Morang district in west and Illam district in north.  In Human Development Index this district is located in third rank. Bhadrapur  is Headquarter of Jhapa District which is located on 13 km south from Birtamod. Nepal’s lowest land Kechana Kawal(58 m from sea level) and longest concrete bridge kanakai bridge(702 m)  is located on Jhapa District. Jhapa is main district for crop production.

Administrative Status

latitude: 26.20” to 26.50″ north

longitude: 87.39″ to 88.12″ east

Area: 1,606 sq km

Average Length: Around 46 KM (East west)

Average Width: 29 KM( North South)

Attitude: 58 to 500 m

 

Boundary

East: Bangal India  West- Morang  North: Ilam South: India

Political Status

Development Region: Eastern   Zone: Jhapa   Headquarter: Bhadrapur

Constituent region: 7   Municipality: 8   Ilaka: 17

VDC: 33 Settlement: 1934

Major River

Mawa River

Ratuwa River

Bring River

Mechi River

Kankai river


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