Inventory of lakes in Nepal – Field Based
Lakes in Karnali Province
Karnali Province holds 14 lakes, which are distributed across the Terai (14%), Hill (57%), and Mountain (29%) regions. Districts with the most lakes in decreasing order are Dailekh (3), Jumla (1), Mugu (1), Salyan (1), and Surkhet (1). No palika has more than one lake. Lakes in Sudurpaschim Province: This province has 87 lakes, which are distributed across the Terai (84%), Hill (5%), and Mountain (11%) regions. Districts with the most lakes in decreasing order are Kailali (47), Kanchanpur (26), Acchham (7), Bajura (2), Doti (2), Baitadi (1), Bajhang (1), and Dadeldhura (1). Godawari Municipality in Kailai district has the biggest number of lakes (35).
This province holds a summary of 87 lakes. The district-wise distribution of lakes is reported as seven in Achham, one each in Baitadi and Bajhang, two in Bajura, one in Dadeldhura (two in Doti, 47 in Kailali, and 26 in Kanchanpur.
Below is the chart of district-wise lakes (Up to 300 Meters) distribution for Karnali province