Myagdi District

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Myagdi District
म्याग्दी/पर्वत जिल्ला
District
Location of Myagdi
Location of Myagdi
Country Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Dhaulagiri
Headquarters Beni
Area
 • Total 2,297 km2 (887 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 113,641
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Myagdi District(Nepali: म्याग्दी जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Province No. 4, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal.The district, with Beni as its district headquarters, covers an area of 2,297 km², had a population of 114,447 in 2001 and 113,641 in 2011.[1]

Geography and Climate[edit]

This district can experience 7 types of climates

Climate Zone[2]

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Elevation Range  % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
0.1%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
17.5%
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.
28.0%
Subalpine 3,000 to 4,000 meters
9,800 to 13,100 ft.
21.1%
Alpine 4,000 to 5,000 meters
13,100 to 16,400 ft.
17.8%
Nival above 5,000 meters 13.9%
Trans-Himalayan 3,000 to 6,400 meters
9,800 to 21,000 ft.
1.6%

Municipalities and Village Development Committees (VDCs)[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Myagdi District

Tourism[edit]

Myagdi district is one of the most popular destination for Tourism. The world famous Poon Hill lies in the Ghara VDC of this district. Ghorepani is another attraction for travelers. The trekking/hiking trail Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is considered as easy and most liked trail in Annapurna region. The flora and fauna of this district is unique. Not only in natural resources, it is rich in cultural heritage. Magars specially Pun community are welcoming the foreigners with their smile for long time. Tatopani Hot Spring is another attraction of Myagdi.

Ghorepani village is beautiful settlement and well managed lodges are available for Annapurna View trekking.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011 (National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved November 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system (PDF), . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005, ISBN 87-7903-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013  horizontal tab character in |series= at position 91 (help)

Coordinates: 28°20′30″N 83°34′00″E / 28.3417°N 83.5666°E / 28.3417; 83.5666