Kathmandu : The Nepal government recently announced capitals and constitutional heads of all seven provinces. The provincial government is led by the Chief Ministers in all the seven provinces.
Nepal has adopted federalism after the promulgation of new constitution in September 2015 . The elections for provincial assemblies were held in two phases on 26 November and 7 December 2017.
Left alliance of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) registered landslide victory in all states except Province 2. The two major parties of southern Tarai - Sanghiya Samjawadi Forum Nepal and Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal got majority in Province 2.
Biratnagar has been declared as temporary capital of Province 1, Janakpur of Province 2 , Hetauda of Province 3 , Pokhara of Province 4, Butwal of Province 5, Surkhet of Province 6 and Dhangadi of Province 7.
77 Districts of Nepal
Province No. 1 - Bhojpur ,Dhankuta ,Ilam, Jhapa, Khotang ,Morang ,Okhaldhunga ,Panchthar, Sankhuwasabha ,Solukhumbu, Sunsari ,Taplejung, Terhathum, Udayapur
Province No. 2 – Bara, Parsa ,Dhanusha, Mahottari, Rautahat, Saptari, Sarlahi, Siraha
Province No. 3- Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Dhading, Dolakha, Kathmandu ,Kavrepalanchok ,Lalitpur, Makwanpur, Nuwakot ,Ramechhap ,Rasuwa, Sindhuli, Sindhupalchok
Province No. 4-Baglung ,Gorkha ,Kaski ,Lamjung ,Manang, Mustang ,Myagdi, Nawalpur, Parbat, Syangja, Tanahun
Province No. 5- Arghakhanchi, Banke ,Bardiya, Dang, Eastern Rukum ,Gulmi, Kapilavastu, Parasi, Palpa ,Pyuthan ,Rolpa ,Rupandehi
Province No. 6-,Dailekh ,Dolpa ,Humla, Jajarkot, Jumla ,Kalikot, Mugu ,Salyan, Surkhet, Western Rukum
Province No. 7-,Achham, Baitadi ,Bajhang, Bajura, Dadeldhura ,Darchula, Doti ,Kailali, Kanchanpur
Biratnagar – Capital of Province 1
Biratnagar , a metropolitan city in south east Nepal and capital of Province 1 , is the second largest city after Kathmandu. The districts of the province are rich in tourism products . Mt. Everest , Mt. Makalu and Kanchenjunga are major Himalayas in the region.
The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is famous for its wildlife and bird-watching activities .The largest rhododendron forests of Tinjure, Milke and Jaljale attract a large number of domestic tourists each year.
The beautiful tea gardens of Ilam , natural beauty of Dhankuta and historical places and temples of Dharan and other several attractions in all the fourteen districts of the province allure domestic and international tourists .
Photo: Ilam tea garden / Gorkha Tea Estate