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, Sarki, Kumal and Chunar. Polyandry tradition exists among Bhotia and Sauka communities.
Locals worship in Jiulekmandu and Badimalika temples.Major festivals of Bajura are Dasain, Tihar, Fagu, Daval Jatra and Sain Kande Jatra. Bajureli Deuda and Bhuwa dances are very popular in the region for their uniqueness.
East: Humla, Mugu and Kalikot
West: Bajhang and Achham
North: Humla and Bajhang
South: Kalikot and Achham
Budhiganga, Karnali,Kawadi, Kunna.
Longitude: 81’’ 13””- 81’’ 46
Latitude: 29’’ 17””-29’’ 55’
Sub-tropical, Temperate, Cool-temperate, Alpine.
Maximum: 36.0 °Centigrade.
Minimum: 1.0 0 °Centigrade.
Rainfall 1343.0 ml.
Tourist attraction centers:
Tante, Malika, Nateswari, Chededaha, Khaptad Lake. Many Himalayan Peak.
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