Chitwan

Report and Data Related to Chitwan Listed below:
Region: Central Development Region (Madhyamanchal)
Zone: Narayani
Area: 2218 Km2
Headquarter: Bharatpur
Phone Code:056

Popluation Report of Chitwan based on 2011 Census report of Nepal Government

Total Household: 132,462
Male Population: 279,087
Female Population: 300,897
Total Population: 579,984
Male/Female Ratio: 100:93

Chitwan lies in the Southern Nepal inside Narayani zone. It ia a large city in the Terai of Nepal and covers an area of 2,218 km2. Bharatpur is the major developed city which offers good facilities on schools, offices, health services, hotels, transportation and many more.

History suggests that Chitwan name was originated from Sanskrit according to which it means the Heart of Jungle.  Indeed Chitwan has a dense jungle full of different species of plants, birds and land animals. The famous Chitwan National Park Is a home to some rare birds, reptiles like Pythons, Crocodiles, and cats’ species like Tigers, leopards. It is also home to one horned rhinos. This park provides a package tour (Elephant ride, jungle safari) etc., with different local and foreign cuisines in the numerous hotels and resorts around the place.

Chitwan is an agricultural center and many people here practise agriculture and produce food and cash crops such as rice, maize, wheat, beans, lentils, mustard and vegetables. The district is the major maize producing area in Nepal. Some major vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, radish, potato, broccoli, cucumbers, pumpkins, and carrot are also grown here. Also people practise floriculture, poultry farming, bee keeping etc.