Central Development Region, Nepal


The Central Development Region (Nepali: मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Madhyamānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions. It was located in the east-central part of the country consisting of the capital city Kathmandu, along with its headquarters at Hetauda.[1]

मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र
Madhyamānchal Bikās Kshetra
Location of मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र
Country   Nepal
RegionCentral Development Region
HeadquartersHetauda, Makwanpur District, Bagmati Province
 • Total27,410 km2 (10,580 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NPT)

Before the adoption of provinces in 2015, it comprised three zones:


  1. ^ An Overview of the Central Development Region

Coordinates: 27°42′N 85°20′E / 27.700°N 85.333°E / 27.700; 85.333