Kagbeni, Mustang

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kagbeni
कागबेनी
Incorporated village
Mud houses in Kagbeni village
Mud houses in Kagbeni village
Kagbeni is located in Gandaki Province
Kagbeni
Kagbeni
Location in the province
Kagbeni is located in Nepal
Kagbeni
Kagbeni
Kagbeni (Nepal)
Coordinates: 28°50′12″N 83°46′59″E / 28.83667°N 83.78306°E / 28.83667; 83.78306Coordinates: 28°50′12″N 83°46′59″E / 28.83667°N 83.78306°E / 28.83667; 83.78306
Country   Nepal
DistrictMustang
Rural municipalityBaragung Muktichhetra
Part of (wards)ward no. 4
Established2017
Government
 • TypeWard council
 • ward councillorMr. Tenzing Nagyal Gurung
Area
 • Total58.3 km2 (22.5 sq mi)
Elevation
2,804 m (9,199 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total555
 • Density9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Websitevaragungmuktichhetramun.gov.np/content/ward4
The Kali Gandaki River and rice fields near Kagbeni

Kagbeni is a village in the Baragubg Muktikshetra rural municipality of Mustang District (Upper Mustang) of the Himalayas, in Nepal, located in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 555 people.[1] It lies on the trail from Jomsom to the royal capital Lo Manthang, near the junction with the trail to Muktinath. Kagbeni is also regarded as one of the oldest villages in the Himalayas.

Panoramic view of Kagbeni

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ , Baragung Muktichhetra https://varagungmuktichhetramun.gov.np/content/ward4, retrieved 16 October 2020 Missing or empty |title= (help)

External links[edit]