Beni, Dhawalagiri

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Beni Municipality
बेनी नगरपालिका
Beni Bazaar
Municipality
Motto: दुई खोलाको संगम
Beni Municipality is located in Nepal
Beni Municipality
Beni Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°21′0″N 83°34′0″E / 28.35000°N 83.56667°E / 28.35000; 83.56667Coordinates: 28°21′0″N 83°34′0″E / 28.35000°N 83.56667°E / 28.35000; 83.56667
Country    Nepal
Zone Dhawalagiri Zone
District Myagdi District
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 33200
Area code(s) 069

Beni is a Municipality and (28°21'0N 83°34'0E ) the district headquarters of Myagdi District in Dhawalagiri Zone, Nepal. This was announced municipality merging Ratnechaur, Jyamrukot, Arthunge, Ghatan, Pulachaur, Singa village development committees since 18th May, 2014.[1] [2]

Beni is located at the confluence of the Kali Gandaki River and Myagdi River at an altitude of 899 metres. Being the northernmost of the Tri-cities area of Nepal, it is located 12 km to the north of Zonal headquarters Baglung. It is mainly divided into two parts by the Kali Gandaki River. The Western Part lies in Myagdi District and the main offices lie there. The other part lies in Parbat District and is relatively small.

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Beni meaning the place where two rivers meet was the winter headquarters of Parvat Rajya. It was on the Tibet-Nepal trading route before the invasion of Parvat Rajya. [3]

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