Dhanusa District is a district located in the central region of Nepal. It is a part of Province No. 2 and is one of the 77 districts of Nepal. The district, with Janakpur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,180 square kilometers and has a population of around 1.5 million people according to the 2011 Nepal Census.
Dhanusa is known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. The district is situated in the Terai region and is home to several rivers, including the Dhanushadham River, which is a major tributary of the Saptakoshi River. The district is also home to several protected areas, including the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, which is home to a variety of wildlife, including the rare Asiatic wild buffalo.
The district is predominantly agricultural, and the main crops grown in the district include rice, maize, wheat, and vegetables. In addition to agriculture, the district is also home to several small-scale industries, including brick kilns, rice mills, and sawmills.
Dhanusa has a number of educational institutions, including primary schools, secondary schools, and higher secondary schools. The district is also home to a number of colleges, including the Dhanusa Multiple Campus, which offers courses in science, humanities, and management.
The district is connected to the rest of the country by road and air. The district is served by the Janakpur Airport, which is located in the district headquarters. The district is also connected to the national highway network, which allows for easy access to the rest of the country.
Dhanusa has a number of cultural and recreational facilities, including the Dhanusa Museum.