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Byas Municipality (Damauli)
Country    Nepal
Zone Gandaki Zone
District Tanahu District
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,000 estimated
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 33900
Area code(s) 065

Damauli, today Byas Municipality, is the headquarters of Tanahu District in the Gandaki Zone of Western Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 18,099 people residing in 3604 individual households.It's one of the well planned towns in Nepal.The beautiful town is growing fast to be one of the major cities in the country. Majority of the population are engaged in some kind of business. It is easily recognizable because it is located on the confluence of two major rivers the Madi and the Seti. A lot of tourists come here for rafting in the Madi river The Manung hill is another important geographical landmark overlooking the Town.. [1]

History of Damauli[edit]

Damauli is sometimes referred as the birth place Famous Rishi Vyasa where he was born on the meet of two rivers Seti and Madi, although it is not certain. The place is named after him as Vedvyas, possibly the modern-day town of Damauli in the Tanahu district of Nepal.


  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001", Nepal's Village Development Committees (Digital Himalaya), retrieved 7 May 2015 .

Damauli is one of the fastest growing city of Nepal. It is the birth place of Famous Ved Vyasa who wrote Mahabharata om prakash ale

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This place has lot of natural beauty. It has green forests and clean river flowing. Besides this recreational aspects, people visit Damauli because of religious aspect too. Damauli is the birth place of Vedvyas who is the writer of veds and purans. I suggest everybody to visit Damauli who really want to feel and experience the real beauty of nature. Vyas cave is historically important because it is believed that Vyas rishi lived over here.