Parsa District (Nepali: पर्सा जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen (help·info), a part of Province No. 2 in Terai plain, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Birganj as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,353 km² and has a population (2001) of 497,219. According to the locals, Parsa is named after Parsagadhi temple situated in the district.
A Brief Info of PARSA District
|• Total||1,353 km2 (522 sq mi)|
|• Density||440/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
|Main language(s)||Bhojpuri (90%), Nepali language(8%), Urdu(1%), others (1%)|
Geography and Climate
|Climate Zone||Elevation Range||% of Area|
|Lower Tropical||below 300 meters (1,000 ft)||74.7%|
|Upper Tropical||300 to 1,000 meters|
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
- Birganj ( Metropolitan city )
- Sakhuwa Prasauni
- Paterwa Sugauli
- Pakaha Mainpur
- Jeera Bhawani