Nuwakot District (Nepali: नुवाकोट जिल्ला, a part of Province No. 3, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Bidur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,121 km2 (433 sq mi) and had a population of 288,478 in 2001 and 277,471 in 2011. It is historically important district in Nepal. Prithvi Narayan Shah died in Devighat of Nuwakot. It is home district of different ethnic groups.