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Myagdi District

Myagdi District
म्याग्दी जिल्ला
District
Location of Myagdi
Location of Myagdi
Country Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Dhaulagiri
Headquarters Beni
Area
 • Total 2,297 km2 (887 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 113,641
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Myagdi District(Nepali: म्याग्दी जिल्ला   , a part of Dhaulagiri Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Beni as its district headquarters, covers an area of 2,297 km², had a population of 114,447 in 2001 and 113,641 in 2011.[1]

Contents

  • Geography and Climate 1
  • Village Development Committees (VDCs) 2
  • Tourism 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
0.1%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
17.5%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
28.0%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
21.1%
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
17.8%
Nival above 5,000 meters 13.9%
Trans-Himalayan 3,000 to 6,400 meters
9,800 to 21,000 ft.
1.6%

Village Development Committees (VDCs)

Map of the VDCs in Myagdi District

Tourism

Myagdi district is one of the most popular destination for Tourism. The world famous Poon Hill lies in the Shikha VDC of this district. Ghorepani is the another attraction for travelers. The trekking/hiking trail Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is considered as easy and most liked trail in Annapurna region. The flora and fauna of this district is unique. Not only in natural resources, it is rich in cultural heritage. Magars specially Pun community are welcoming the foreigners with their smile for long time. Tatopani Hot Spring is another attraction of Myagdi.

Ghorepani village is beautiful settlement and well managed lodges are available for Annapurna View trekking.

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011 (National Report)" (PDF).  
  2. ^ The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system (PDF), . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005,  
  • Districts of Nepal at statoids.com


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