Bhojpur District is one of the hilly district situated in the eastern part of Nepal in Koshi Zone. It covers an area of 1,507 km² and has a population (2011) of 182,459 which is bordered by Dhankuta and Sankhusava in east, Solukhumbhu, and Khotang in the west, Solukhumbhu and Sankhuwasava in north and Udayapur in the south. There is wide variation in altitude in this district. Due to the wide variation in altitude, we can observe a different type of climate in this district. Siddhapur was the old name of this place by the name of a famous holy place Siddhakali.
There are different stories behind the naming of this district. Some people believed that there used to be a lot of trees of Bhojpatra in this place that is why this place gets its name as Bhojpur. There are many places to visit in this district like Shiddhakaali Devi, Char dhunge mahadebsthan, Salpha Pokhari, Kalika Devi, Selme, Dingle, Shyamsila, Hatuwa Gadi and more which are especially famous for Khukuri and Rudraksha tree.
Places To Visit in Bhojpur :
Hatuwa Gadhi: This is a place of great historical significance. Before the unification of Nepal, this place was known as Majh Kirat and this was the capital city. We can reach this place after traveling around thirty kilometers from the Headquarter of this district. This place is situated in Ranjbas VDC.
Salpha Pond: This pond is situated in Dobhane VDC at northern Bhojpur. This pond is popular as the largest pond of Bhojpur District. The crystal clear water pond and its environment attract everyone towards this place.