Salyan is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. Salyan covers an area of 1,462 km with a populace of 213,500 in 2001 and 241,716 in 2011. The district's administrative center is called Salyan or Salyan Khalanga, today it's far a part of Shaarda Municipality. The district is thought for its Hindu temples including Shiva temples in Chhayachhetra and Laxmipur, and the Devi temple at Khairabang in Sarda municipality, certainly one of 9 in Nepal.
Although Salyan is taken into consideration a hilly district, its southwest salient is without a doubt out of doors the Pahari-inhabited hill place, in the lower Siwalik Hills which are extra an extension of the Terai. The Babai River flows through the southwestern Siwaliks segment after draining Dang Valley. A tributary Sharad Khola drains the eastern 1/2 of Salyan's hill place—which includes the district center, then exits those hills with the aid of cutting through the Mahabharat Range to its confluence with the Babai. The western half of Salyan's hill location is tired through the Bheri.