These five districts hold Nepal's 21 percent population

Kathmandu alone is home to 7 percent population

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KATHMANDU, Jan 27: 

Five districts hold 21.28 percent of the total population of the country. 

According to the preliminary report of the recently held national census, one-fifth of the total population lives in four districts in the Terai region --- Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari and Rupandehi--- and Kathmandu district. 

The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) shared that 6,212,244 people are from these five districts. 

Kathmandu, where Nepal’s federal capital city lies, hosts a total population of 2,017,532, which accounts for nearly 7 percent of Nepal’s population. 

Nepal has a total population of 29,192,480 according to the latest census.

While there are 1,147,186 people in the Morang district in the eastern Terai, Rupandehi in Lumbini Province holds a population of 1,118,875. 

Similarly, 900,994 people live in Jhapa and 934,000 others in Sunsari district. Both Jhapa and Sunsari lie in Province 1 in the eastern Terai. 

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