Saptari District

Saptari District

Saptari District, a part of Sagarmatha Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Rajbiraj as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,363km² and has a population (2001) of 570,282. Saptari is renowned for its agricultural output, and is bordered on the east by the massive Sapt Koshi river. Significant towns are Rajbiraj the district centre, Hanumannagar, and Fattepur with the area government "matsya kendra" fish farm. Also located in Saptari is the Chinna Masta Hindu temple.

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