Arghakhanchi
Nepal

Arghakhanchi

Naturally Nepal, Once is not enough

Nepal

Arghakhanchi

Naturally Nepal, Once is not enough

Introducing

Arghakhanchi district lies in Province No. 5 in western Nepal with Sandhikharka as its district headquarter. This district is bordered by Palpa in the east, Pyuthan in the west, Gulmi in the north and Kapilvastu in the south. Arghakhanchi is a hilly district that is graced with cultural and natural diversity.

It is covered with forests as there are hills of the Mahabharat and Siwalik ranges. The distance is around 300 km from the capital city Kathmandu to Arghakhanchi. The best time to visit this place is from October to December and February to April.

The major rivers of the district are Bangikhola,Bangsari Khola, Mathurabesi Khola, Banganga Khola, Durgakhola, Sitakhola, Khakabesi Khola, Rangsing Khola, Ratne Khola, Jhimruk Khola, Khankbesi Khola etc.. The major lakes of the district are Thada lake and Sengleng lake.

History:
Arghakhanchi was originally two separate kingdoms Argha and Khanchi two of 24 principalities in the Gandaki River Basin. During the unification of Nepal, these two principalities were annexed by Gorkha in the year 1786 A.D. (1843 BS). It was later the merger was named “ArghaKhanchi”, and was placed under Gulmi district. It was only after B.S. 2018 ArghaKhanchi was made into a separate District.
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