Features of Nepal's Local Levels

The decision of Cabinet of Nepal Government and published in Nepal Rajpatra of 2074 Shrawan 28.
The total number of local bodies are 753, which are:
  1. Metropolitans: 6, 
  2. Sub-metropolitans: 11, 
  3. Municipalities: 276 and
  4. Rural municipalities: 460
Nepal's Local Bodies, their key features. Unique features of 7 Provinces.  Facts about Nepal's Local Governance.

Factsheet: 

  • The highest number of Local bodies: Sarlahi (20)
  • The lowest number of Local bodies: Purbi Rukum (3)
  • The Province without Metropolitans: State 5, Karnali State, State7
  • The Province without Submetropolitans: State 4, State 6
  • The highest number of Municipalities: Rautahat (16)
  • The highest number of Rural Municipalities: Dhading (11)
  • Without Rural Municipalities: Kathmandu & Bhaktapur
  • Without Municipalities: Manang, Mustang, Rasuwa, Humla and Purbi Rukum
  • The equal number of Rural Municipalities: State 6 (Karnali) and State 7 (54 Rural Municipalities)
  • Equal local bodies: Saptari, Dhanusa & Rautahat (18/18), Siraha & Morang (17/17), Bara & Rupandehi (16/16), Jhapa & Mahottari (15/15)
Also Read: Nepal's provincial division and their unique features

Provincial Features:

Province 1: 137 Local bodies (88 Rural Municipalities, 46 Municipalities, 2 Submetropolitans, 1 Metropolitans, 28 Election Area)
Province 2: 136 Local bodies (59 Rural Municipalities, 73 Municipalities, 3 Submetropolitans, 1 Metropolitans, 32 Election Area)
Bagmati Province: 119 Local bodies (74 Rural Municipalities, 41 Municipalities, 2 Submetropolitans, 2 Metropolitans, 33 Election Area)
Gandaki Province: 85 Local bodies (58 Rural Municipalities, 26 Municipalities, 0 Submetropolitans, 1 Metropolitans, 18 Election Area)
Lumbini Province: 109 Local bodies (73 Rural Municipalities, 32 Municipalities, 4 Submetropolitans, 0 Metropolitans, 25 Election Area)
Karnali Province: 79 Local bodies (54 Rural Municipalities, 25 Municipalities, 0 Submetropolitans, 0 Metropolitans, 12 Election Area)
Sudurpashcim Province: 88 Local bodies (54 Rural Municipalities, 33 Municipalities, 1 Submetropolitans, 0 Metropolitans, 15 Election Area)

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