Myagdi District

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Myagdi District

(म्यग्दी जिल्ला)
Myagdi district location.png
Country   Nepal
ProvinceGandaki Pradesh
Admin HQ.Beni
 • TypeCoordination committee
 • BodyDCC, Myagdi
 • Total2,297 km2 (887 sq mi)
 • Total113,641
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:45 (NPT)

Myagdi District (Nepali: म्याग्दी जिल्ला About this soundListen ), a part of Gandaki Pradesh, is one of the seventy-seven 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]


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


At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Myagdi District had a population of 113,641. Of these, 94.2% spoke Nepali, 2.2% Magar, 1.0% Kham, 0.9% Chhantyal and 0.6% Newari as their first language.[3]


The district consists of 6 Municipalities, out of which one is an urban municipality and five are rural municipalities. These are as follows:[4]

Former Village Development Committees[edit]

Prior to the restructuring of the district, Myagdi District consisted of the following municipalities and Village development committees:

Map of the VDCs in Myagdi District


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.[citation needed]

Ghorepani village is beautiful settlement and well managed lodges are available for Annapurna View trekking. The newly opened Karbakeli Eco Trek Explore is another destination for hikers.

Mohare Hill of Ramche of Myagdi district another destination for hiker. Mohare hill is located at 3000 meters from the sea level . Annapurna dhaulagiri mountain range can be observe from Mohare hill.[5]

Famous people[edit]

Min Bahadur Sherchan, who was the oldest man to summit Mount Everest for about 5 years, was born in Myagdi district of Nepal was born here.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011 (National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-05-25. Retrieved November 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help); Check date values in: |accessdate= (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
  3. ^ 2011 Nepal Census, Social Characteristics Tables
  4. ^ "स्थानिय तह" (in Nepali). Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Mohare Hill Trek | The Complete Beginners Guide to Mohare Danda Trekking Myagdi Nepal - Prasant Bhatt". Prasant Bhatt. 2018-08-08. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  6. ^ "Nepal's 86yo climber announces to attempt Everest again". The Himalayan Times. 2017-03-06. Retrieved 2018-07-12.

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