|Byas Municipality (Damauli)|
|• Total||30,000 estimated|
|Time zone||Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)|
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.. 
- "Nepal Census 2001", Nepal's Village Development Committees (Digital Himalaya), retrieved 11 July 2014.
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
- UN map of the municipalities of Tanahu District
- Before it was categorized as village development committee but before approximately 16 years it has been categorized as Vyas Municipality.
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.
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