Location of Gulmi
|• Total||1,149 km2 (444 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (630/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
Gulmi District (Nepali: गुल्मी जिल्ला Listen (help·info), 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.
Gulmi has 4 FM Radio stations and 1 Radio Nepal FM rely station: