Dhading Besi is the district headquarter of the Dhading District in Nepal. The town lies in Nilkantha Municipality of Dhading. The word besi in the Nepali language means lowlands in the river basin, the reason many people settled here. It is a small town along the banks of two rivers, Arun Khola and Thopal Khola (Khola means a small river in Nepali). The town's major market and hubs are bus park, Puchhar Bazaar, Bich Bazaar, Milan Tole and Siran Bazaar. There are two municipalities in Dhading district, 'Neelkantha' and 'Dhunibensi'.
Being a district headquarters, most of the government offices are located in the area. It is connected to Kathmandu, Chitwan, Rasuwa, Nuwakot, Pokhara and rest of Nepal via all weather motorable district feeder road connecting to Prithvi Highway.
It is at 27°54'45.9"N 84°53'46.2"E at an altitude of 612 metres.
- Cohen, Saul B.; ed. The Columbia Gazetteer of the World (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998) p. 827
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