Kagbeni, Mustang

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Mud houses in Kagbeni village
Mud houses in Kagbeni village
Kagbeni is located in Nepal
Location in 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
ZoneDhawalagiri Zone
DistrictMustang District
2,804 m (9,199 ft)
 • Total1,200
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
The Kali Gandaki River and rice fields near Kagbeni

Kagbeni is a village in the Upper Mustang of the Himalayas, in Nepal, located in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River. Administratively, Kagbeni is a Village Development Committee in Mustang District in the Dhawalagiri Zone of northern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 1200 people residing in 260 individual households.[1] It lies on the trail from Jomsom to the royal capital Lo Manthang, near the junction with the trail to Muktinath.

Panoramic view of Kagbeni


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  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001", Nepal's Village Development Committees, Digital Himalaya, archived from the original on 2008-10-12, retrieved 17 September 2020.

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