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Biratnagar-9, Morang, Nepal

District Profile

Morang is one of the six districts of eastern zone Koshi. This district has different importance in Nepali history. This district has played vital role from Mahavarat to the popular movements for Nepal’s democracy. Not only that, this district has a name as a first and largest industrialized district of Nepal. There is no other district of Nepal which has given as many Prime Ministers for the country as this district. Biratnagar is the district headquarters of Morang.

The word Morang came from Marian of the time of ancient king Hang. During the hideouts of Pandavas they stayed here in Biratnagar, when King Birat use to rule this place.

Geographic Condition
East
West
North
South
Latitude
Longitude
Jhapa Ilam
Sunsari
Dhankuta Panchthar
India’s Bihar
20″ North to 26″ North
87″ East to 87″ East
Political and Administrative Division
Development region
Zone
District Headquarter
Constituencies
Administrative Area
Village Development Committee
Sub Metropolitan City
Village Development Committee in hilly area
Eastern
Koshi
Biratnagar
7
17
65
1
8
Climate
Hot & Moderate
Yearly Rainfall
Maximum Temperature Recorded
Minimum Temperature Recorded
15158 mm.
42 Celsius
3 Celsius
Population
Total Population
Male
Female
Population Growth Rate
Life Expectancy
Percentage of Urban Population
Percentage of Rural Population
843220
422895
420325
2.38
56.5 years
22.04
77.96
Labour And Employment
Agriculture
Industries
Business
Others
83%
5.4%
4.6%
7%