Provinces of Nepal
Type of subdivision of Nepal
The Provinces of Nepal (Nepali: नेपालका प्रदेशहरू Nepalka Pradeshaharu) were formed on 20 September 2015. They were formed according to Schedule 4 of the Constitution of Nepal. The seven provinces were formed by making the group of districts. The current system of seven provinces replaced an earlier system. In the earlier system, Nepal was divided into 14 Administrative Zones and the zones were grouped into five Development Regions.
List of Provinces
|Province No. 1||Biratnagar||Somnath Adhikari||Sher Dhan Rai||14||25,905 km²||4,534,943||175|
|Province No. 2||Janakpur||Tilak Pariyar||Mohammad Lalbabu Raut||8||9,661 km²||5,404,145||559|
|Bagmati Pradesh||Hetauda||Bishnu Prasad Prasain||Dormani Poudel||13||20,300 km²||5,529,452||272|
|Gandaki Pradesh||Pokhara||Amik Sherchan||Prithvi Subba Gurung||11||21,504 km²||2,403,757||112|
|Province No. 5||Butwal||Dharmanath Yadav||Shankar Pokharel||12||22,288 km²||4,499,272||219|
|Karnali Pradesh||Birendranagar||Govinda Prasad Kalauni||Mahendra Bahadur Shahi||10||27,984 km²||1,570,418||41|
|Sudurpashchim Pradesh||Godawari||Sharmila Kumari Panta||Trilochan Bhatta||9||19,539 km²||2,552,517||130|
Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Khadga Prasad Oli
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