The Mid-Western Development Region (Nepali: मध्य-पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Madhya-Pashchimānchal Bikās Kshetra) is largest and one of Nepal's five development regions. Westward from the Central region surrounding Kathmandu are the Western, Mid-Western and finally Far-Western regions. Counter-intuitively, Mid-Western lies west of Western.
Bhutias, Brahmin, Chhetri, Magar, Tharu, Awadhi and Thakuri are the main races. They are involved in different occupations like farming, animal husbandry, tourism, and service. Dang, Nepalgunj, Birendranagar are the major trade centres of Mid-Western Development Region. There are various types of industries such as steel manufacturing and a garment industry. Different types of cultural sites such as Swargadwari lies in this development region. Peoples of this development region celebrate numbers of festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Lhosar etc. They grow different types of food such as rice, maize, pulse, wheat, and paddy. Banke and Bardiya National park, Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Rara National Park, Rara Lake, Swargadwari and other sacred places are in this development region. In addition, the Gorakh, Kanti and Mukti Himal are also located in this region.