District Profile

Nepal’s biggest industrial state, Biratnagar lies in south-eastern part of Nepal. Biratnagar is the second largest city of Nepal, 500 km away from the capital city, Kathmandu and is the headquarter of Morang District. Biratnagar is the industrial and administrative center of the Eastern Region of the country and also an important commercial city and commercial gateway of eastern Nepal. It also possesses significant political values.

Geographic Condition

East Jhapa,Illam
West Sunsari
North Dhankuta,Panchthar
South India,Bihar
Latitude 20 ℃ 20 ″ North to 26 ℃ 53″ North
Longitude 87 ℃ 15″ East to 87 ℃ 41″ East

Political and Administrative Division

Development region Eastern
Zone Koshi
District headquarter Biratnagar
Constituencies 7
Administrative Area 17
Village Development Committee 65
Sub Metropolitan City 1
Village Development Committee in Hilly Region 8


Hot & Moderate
Yearly Rainfall 15158 mm
Maximum Temperature Recorded 42 ℃ Celsius
Minimum Temperature Recorded 3 ℃ Celsius


Total Population 843,220
Male 422,895
Female 420,325
Population Growth Rate 2.38
Life Expectancy 56.5 years
Percentage of Urban Population 22.04
77.96 Percentage of Rural Population

Labour And Employment

Agriculture 83%
Industries 5.4%
Business 4.6%
Others 7%