KSL Nepal

The delineated target area for the KSL-Nepal is approximatelty 13289 km2, and is comprised of four districts, namely Humla, Bajhang, Baitidi, and Darchula. The altitudinal gradient ranges from 518m to 7132 m asl. Average rainfall ranges from 25mm in parts of Humla, to 1344 mm in Bhajang. Major rivers in this region include the Mahakali, Humla Karnali, and Seti Rivers. This regions also encompasses the major pilgrimage routes and several historical trade routes. In general the area is remote, however there is a airfield at Simikot with connection to Surkhet and Nepalganj. Landuse patterns for these districts indicate that the amount of arable land is quite low, with less than 1% of total land being irrigated. There is significant forest in this area (24% of total area), and more than 18% is pasture and rangelands. The main crops include paddy, barley millet, maize, and wheat.

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Landscape: Kailash Protected Area Type: Corridor
Established Year: Area: 5130 sq. km.

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From: 369 meter To: 6982 meter
Average rainfall (m): Average rainfall ranges from 25mm in parts of Humla, to 1344 mm in Bhajang
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