The Chitwan District Nepal is one of 75 districts of Nepal, and is located in the southwestern part. Chitwan is the fifth largest city of Nepal, as its district headquarters.
Chitwan has a particularly rich flora and fauna. Nepal’s first national park, the Chitwan National Park together with the adjacent Parsa Wildlife Reserve support a species diversity much higher than any other on the Indian subcontinent. Rare species include Bengal Tiger, Gharial, Rhino, Leopards, Mugger Crocodile, Indian Rock Python and several species of Deer. The protected areas are guarded by a battalion of the Nepal Army and patrolled by anti-poaching units.
Chitwan is very popular for tasty Taas a spicy fried goat-meat lunch dish served with Bhuja or Cheura available in many restaurants.Momo, Sukuti Khaja Set and other Newa Cuisine also available. Dal bhat is the staple food of the area, meat and dairy products are also widely consumed. For centuries, traditional fermented foods and beverages have constituted about 20 per cent of the local diet. Depending on altitudinal variation, finger millet, wheat, buckwheat, barley, vegetable, potato, and soybeans are grown.
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