Subdivisions

Nepal is divided into 14 zones and 75 districts, grouped into five development regions. Each district is headed by a permanent chief district officer responsible for maintaining law and order and coordinating the work of field agencies of the various government ministries. The five regions and 14 zones are:

  • Eastern Region (Purwanchal)
    • Koshi
    • Mechi
    • Sagarmatha
  • Central Region (Madhyamanchal)
    • Bagmati
    • Janakpur
    • Narayani
  • Western Region (Pashchimanchal)
    • Dhawalagiri
    • Gandaki
    • Lumbini
  • Mid-Western Region (Madhya Pashchimanchal)
    • Bheri
    • Karnali
    • Rapti
  • Far-Western Region (Sudur Pashchimanchal)
    • Mahakali
    • Seti