Beni, Myagdi

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Beni Municipality

बेनी नगरपालिका

Beni Bazaar
Motto(s): 
दुई खोलाको संगम
Beni Municipality is located in Nepal
Beni Municipality
Beni Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°21′0″N 83°34′0″E / 28.35000°N 83.56667°E / 28.35000; 83.56667Coordinates: 28°21′0″N 83°34′0″E / 28.35000°N 83.56667°E / 28.35000; 83.56667
Country   Nepal
ZoneDhaulagiri Zone
DistrictMyagdi District
Government
 • MayorHari Kumar Shrestha (NC)
 • Deputy MayorRanju Baruwal Thapa (RPP)
Area
 • Total52.77 km2 (20.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total28,511
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
33200
Area code(s)069
Websitehttp://benimun.gov.np/

Beni is a Municipality and the district headquarters of Myagdi District in Dhaulagiri Zone, Nepal. Municipality was announced by merging the then Ratnechaur, Jyamrukot, Arthunge, Ghatan, Pulachaur, Singa village development committees since 18 May 2014. [1]

Beni is located at the confluence of the Kali Gandaki River and Myagdi River at an altitude of 899 meters. Being the northernmost of the Tri-cities area of Nepal, it is located 12 km to the north of Zonal headquarters Baglung. It is mainly divided into two parts by the Kali Gandaki River. The Western Part lies in Myagdi District and the main offices lie there. The other part lies in Parbat District and is relatively small.

History[edit]

Beni meaning the place where two rivers meet was the winter headquarters of Parvat Rajya. It was on the Tibet-Nepal trading route before the invasion of Parvat Rajya.[2]

Education[edit]

Beni municipality has lots of private, community as well as government schools. Some of them are as follows.

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