The growth of town owed much to the extension of railway up to Gauri Phanta across the border originally for timber transport. Dhangadhi is the headquarters of Seti Zone that includes far-flung places as Kailali district is situated in far western region of Nepal in Seti Zone. The district was returned to Nepal from East India Company in 1860 AD. Hansuliya
Kanchanpur District in the Mahakali Zone is Nepal’s most western district in the Tarai and shares its southern and western borders with India. Its population is one of the fastest growing in the country, mainly due to migration from the northern hills and partly due to the influx of the Tharus from adjoining districts in the east. In 1971, Kanchanpur
The former Doti Kingdom included not only Doti district; it was expanded up to Achham, Bajhang, Bajura, Dadeldhura, Baitadi, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Darchula, extending as far as Dehradun and Kumaun Garwal. The story of ‘Deuki’ practice dominates the tradition of the region. History of Doti kingdom is little known. Doti was the capital of that kingdom.
Dadeldhura is a beautiful hilly district with old temples, lakes. This district is well known for folk music and folk songs. Here is the majority of Chettri, Brahmins,KAmi, Sarki, Thakuri,lohar caste groups. Where as,magar, gurung, badi, raute,tamang are the minorities of this district. Gaura parba, hudkeli dance , masta puja, dashain , tihar, baishak
Martadi is the district headquarters of Bajura district at a distance of 950 kilometers from Kathmandu. The name Martadi was derived from Martanda Rishi. The important religious temples such as Badimalika and Kailashmandu could become important tourist attractions. The major ethnic groups in this district include Chhetri, Thakuri, Brahmin, Kami, Damai,
Chainpur is the district headquarters of Bajhang district at a distance of 660 kilometers from Kathmandu. It is one of the beautiful places with snowy mountains like Saipal Himal (7031m), Sankhamala Himal, Lama Peak, Ramkot Danda along Seti River valley. High land animals like Himalayan black bear, wolf, hispid hare, blue sheep, barking deer, snow
Baitadi is the district headquarters of Baitadi district at a distance of 849 kilometers from Kathmandu. Baitadi Bazaar is locally known as Garhi (fort). The place is located on the southern slopes of Shahi Lekh (1,611m). Settlement is crowded along a narrow street. There are some government offices and about two dozen shops with a small park dedicated
Achham District, a part of Seti Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Mangalsen as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,692 km² and has a population (2001) of 231,285. It is one of the remotest districts of Nepal. It is accessible by automobile from Kathmandu and Nepalgunj