Sankhuwasabha District, a part of Kosi Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Khandbari as its district headquarters, covers an area of 3,480 km² and has a population (2001) of 159,203. Indigenous ethnics Yakkhas, Rais, Limbus, and other hill castes (e.g. Chhetri, Bahuns) and ethnic groups (e.g. Newars, Sherpas) live in this district.
Area - Total 3,480 km2 (1,343.6 sq mi)
Population (2001) - Total 159,203
Density 45.7/km2 (118.5/sq mi)