Gulmi District

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Gulmī Jillā
District
Location of Gulmi
Location of Gulmi
Country    Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Lumbini
Headquarters Tamghas
Area
 • Total 1,149 km2 (444 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 280,160
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Website www.gulminews.com

Gulmi District (Nepali: गुल्मी जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Lumbini Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Tamghas as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,149 km², had a population of 296,654 in 2001 and 280,160 in 2011. It is renowned for coffee farming. Ruru, a Holy Place now also known as Ridi is a market centre,where many of the temples are situated. Maghe Sankranti and other festivals are celebrated here. Many local as well as foreign tourists come here to visit the place. Dhurkot's Bichitra Cave, Holy Place Resunga with its rich biodiversity & its historic value are some of the attractions of Gulmi District.

The headquarters of Gulmi, Tamghas, is a small town and the only municipality of Gulmi , situated at the bottom of two hills Resunga and Arjun. It is a place that has been neglected though it could be one of the best visiting places in Nepal if it was developed.

Gulmi is rich with naturally beautiful views, natural resources that favour high possibility of tourism in Gulmi. Achchamma Ko Gufa, Timure Lekh, Siddhathan temple, rafting in Badhighat, historical place Ridi. Musikot Durbar, Charpala Durbar are some the beautiful place to visit in Gulmi.

Radio Stations[edit]

Gulmi has 4 FM Radio stations and 1 Radio Nepal FM rely station:

Radio Station Name Radio Frequency
Radio Resunga 106.2 MHz
Ruru FM 94.4 MHz
Radio Gulmi 91.2 MHz
Radio Sky 88.4 MHz
Radio Nepal 100.00 MHz
Puspanjali Fm

Online Medias from/about Gulmi[edit]

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
23.5%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
71.9%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
 4.6%

Towns and villages[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Gulmi District

V.D.Cs.:
Aaglung, Amar Abathok, Amarpur, Apchaur, Arbini, Arjai, Arkhale, Arkhawang, Arlangkot, Aslewa, Badagaun, Bajhkateri, Baletaksar, Balithum, Bamgha, Wami, Bastu, Bhanbhane, Bharse, Bhurtung, Birbas, Bisukharka, Chhapahile, Dalamchaur, Darbar Devisthan, Darling, Daungha, Dhurkot Bastu, Dhurkot Bhanbhane, Dhurkot Nayagaun, Dhurkot Rajasthal, Digam, Dibrung, Dohali, Dubichaur, Dusma Rajasthal?, Foksing, Gaudakot, Ghamir, Gwagha, Gwadi, Hadhade, Hardineta, Hansara, Harrewa, Harmichaur, Harrachaur, Hastichaur, Hawangdi, Hunga, Jaisithok, Jayakhani, Johang, Juniya, Khadgakot, Kharjyang, Kurgha, Limgha, Majuwa, Malagiri, Musikot, Myal Pokhari, Nayagaun, Neta, Pallikot, Paralmi, Paundi Amarai पौदि अमराई, Pipaldhara, Purkot Daha, Purtighat, Rimuwa, Rupakot, Ruru, Shantipur, Simichaur, Sirseni, Tamghas - district headquarters, Thanapati, Thulo Lumpek, Turang, Wagla, Wamitaksar

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system, . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005, ISBN 87-7803-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013 
Districts of Nepal at statoids.com

Coordinates: 28°4′N 83°15′E / 28.067°N 83.250°E / 28.067; 83.250