Dolakha District at Glance
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1. District Boundary                   

East                  : Solukhumbhu and Ramechhap district

West                : Sindhupalchok and Kavreplanchauk districts

North                : China (Tibet) boarder

South               : Ramechhap district

2. Location

North Latitude   : 270 28" - 280 0"

East Longitude : 850 50" - 860 32"

Region              : Central Development.

Zone                 :  Janakpur

District             : Dolakha

Head Quarter    : Charikot .

3. Total area of the district                : 2191 Sq. Km.

4. Distance from capital                     : 133 km.

5. Highest peak of the district : 7134 m (Gaurishankar)

6. Lowest place of the district : 732 m (Sitali)

7. Political division:

No of Constituency                : 2

No of Ilaka (Area)               : 11

No of Municipality                 : 1

No of VDCs                        : 51       

8. Land Utilization

Total arable land                : 56683 Ha.   (26.45%)

Total forest area           : 101500  Ha. ( 47.37%)

Total pastureland           : 29500 Ha.  (13.77%)

Total snow land             : 5665 Ha.    (2.64%)

Total barren land           : 13740 Ha.  (6.41%)

Area coverage by water : 7068 Ha.   (3.30%)

Others                               : 131 Ha.      (0.06%)

Total                                 : 214287 Ha.   (100%)

9. Land Holdings

Landless                                               : 398      HH

Land with 3 Ropanies                            : 7100    HH

Land with 3 to 10 Ropanies                    : 14412  HH  

Land with 11 to 20 Ropanis                    : 10979  HH

Land with 20 to 30 Ropanis                    : 4932    HH

More than 30 Ropanis                            2124 HH

Total                                                    : 39945 HH

 

10. Population                                                : 217218 (2001 A.D.)

Male                 : 108170

Female             : 109048

Total House holds           : 39945

Average family Size    : 5.43/HH

Population density : 91.14 Person/ sq. km.

Population growth rate : 2.5 % per annum

11. Profession

Agriculture        : 91.90%

Administration   : 0.8%

Technician        : 1.40 %

Industries/Productive      : 4.70%

Others              : 1.2%

12.  HH and Population According to Caste

S.N

Caste

HH

Population

1.        

Chhetri

15164

82796

2.        

Tamang

5990

32699

3.        

Brahman

4085

22300

4.        

Newar

3592

19609

5.        

Thami

2875

15695

6.        

Sherpa

2284

12468

7.        

Kami

1397

7626

8.        

Jirel

870

4749

9.        

Damai

822

4487

10.    

Magar

627

3423

11.    

Sharki

602

3286

12.    

Sunuwar

426

2326

13.    

Gurung

281

1534

14.    

Yogi

215

1175

15.    

Majhi

95

519

16.    

Bhujel

50

273

17.    

Surel

33

180

18.    

Others

537

2073

Total

39945

217218

 

13.  Language

Nepali                                : 71.71 %

Tamang                              : 15.03 %

Sherpa                               : 5.73 %

Jirel                                    : 2.18 %

Newari                               : 1.75%

Sunuwar                             : 1.07 %

Others                                : 2.53 %

 

14.  Religion

Hindu                                   : 71.05 %

Bouddha                               : 28.53 %

Others                                  : 0.36%

15.  Education

Literacy Rate                                                                : 48.98 

Male                                                                             : 61.74

Female                                                                         : 36.23

Number of Primary School                                             : 297

Number of lower secondary School                                : 34

Number of Secondary School                                         : 39

Number of higher Secondary School                               : 5

Number of Campus                                                       : 3

Number of technical School                                           : 2

Number of Pre-Primary/Primary Students        : 45678

Number of Lower secondary students                            : 8527

Number of secondary school                                          : 3159

Number of Higher secondary Students                            : 469

Number of campus students                                           : 433

Number of technical school student                                : 309

Number of total teachers                                               : 1283

Number female teacher                                                 : 172

16. Health

Number of Sub health post                     : 43

Number of health post                           : 10

Number of primary health center      : 1

Number of hospital                                : 2

Family Planning                                     : 11.3 %

Crude birth rate                                     : 35.6/ Thousand

Crude mortality rate                               : 10.1/Thousand

Child mortality rate                                : 66/Thousand

Infant Mortality Rate                             : 49.5/thausannd

Fertility Rate                                         4.385

Maternal mortality rate                          : 350 / Lakh

HH with toilet                                       : 31.9 %

Average marriage age (girls)                  : 19.5 Year

Drinking water by pipeline                      : 73.79%

Drinking water by Other sources      : 26.21 %

 

17. Transport and communication

Post Offices (District, Ilaka & VDC level)          : 54

Number of Telephone                                        : 500

Black Topped Road                                           : 86.06 KM

Graveled Road                                                  : 20.00KM.

Earthen Road                                                    : 73KM

Tracked Road                                                   : 40 km.

 

18.  Electricity

National Greed                                : 4772 HH

Micro-hydro                                    : 361 HH

Peltric Set                                       : 50 HH

Solar                                               : 40 HH

 

19. Crop Cover Area and Production (Average per year)

Crop

Area (Hac.)

Product (Mt.)

Paddy

3100

7751

White

5400

8640

Maize

5356

9855

Millet

3593

3887

Potato

2403

16821

Vegetable

1200

8344

Fruit 

4530

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20.  Livestock Production (Average per year)

S.N

Description

Quanity

1

Cheese

39000 kg.

2

Milk

12161 mt.

3

Meat

2166 mt

4

Eggs

1119100 Nos

5

Makhan

12500 kg.

6

Woll

11188 kg.

7

Leather

6174 kg.

 

21.  Natural resources

Water resource

Tamakoshi, Charnawoti,, Gumukhola, Singati khola, Doltikhola, Gopikhola, Ghyangkhola, Andherikhola, Miltikhola, Khimtikhola.

Forest Resource

Chiraito, Pakhanbet, Thulokhati, Nagbeli, Jatamashi, Allo, Majito, Sunpati, Argeli, Lokta, Kudki, Sugandawal, Bikhma,, Machhino etc.

22.  Wild animals

Tiger, Bear, Rabbit, Deer, Jackal ect.

23.  Religious and tourism Place

Temple of Bhimeshwor, Temple of Kalinchwok, Panch pokhari, Jatapokhari, Hill of  Shailung, Beding village, Gaurishankar, Chhorolpa,, Deulangeshor mahadev etc.

 

24.  Status of Small and Cottage Industries

Agriculture based                               : 268   

Forest based                                        : 76

Service based                                     : 283

Tourism based                                     : 10

Mine based                                           :  9

Others                                                : 61

Total                                                :707