Dang

Report and Data Related to Dang Listed below:
Region: Mid-Western Development Region (Madhya Pashchimanchal)
Zone: Rapti
Area: 2955 Km2
Headquarter: Ghorahi
Phone Code:082

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

Total Household: 116,415
Male Population: 261,059
Female Population: 291,524
Total Population: 552,583
Male/Female Ratio: 100:90

Dang district is located in the Mid-Western Region of Nepal, which occupies the area of 2,955 km2. Headquarter of Dang district is Ghorahi. The major cities of Dang district are Ghorahi, Thulsipur, and lamahi. It has the population of 552,583 (2011). It has two municipalities Ghorahi municipality and Tulsipur municipality.

Dang valley is the largest valley of Asia, this district is also known as inner terai. To the south it touches the border to India and bordering to the north are Pyuthan, Rolpa and salyan. It has two mountain range churaya and Mahabharat Mountain rang. The largest river of Dang district is Rapti river and Babi river. Climate   of Dang district is tropical.

Mahendra highway crosses the Dang district from bhalubang bazaar .Another important road which joins Lamahi- Ghorahi and Tulsipur which are the major cities of dang districts. Dudhwas to koilabass bazaar road which touches the border of India helps people to bring goods from India.

Dang valley has poorer soil and more seasonal flow and heather climate which is suitable for resident.

Dang district has majority of people from Tharu ethnics, Bahuns and Chettri are came from the southern mountains. Nepali language is the main language.

Historical places in dang district are ambekaysori temple, Dharpani Temple and  Chameri cave. Beautiful places to visit are Sitalpur, Ganespur park, Gumba etc.

The main crops produces in dang district are paddy, wheat, maze etc. cash crops are sugarcane, mustard. It is also good place for the animal husbandry like fish, chicken, goat etc.