The country of Nepal is divided in different zones. Gandaki in Nepal is one of the fourteen zones in the country of the mountains. This region also lies in the western administrative region of Nepal. The particular Nepal region has been named after the seven tributaries, which comprises the Gandaki River. The region has both historical and geographical significance. The first poet of Nepal, Bhanubhakta Acharya was born in the Gandaki region.
Pokhara is the zonal as well as the regional headquarter of the Gandaki region of Nepal. There are six districts in Gandaki and each district has its own headquarter. The six districts in the region along with their headquarters are as follows:
- Tanahu District
- Lamjung District
- Gorkha District
- Syangja District
- Kaski District
Gandaki has a typical cultural and regional background. There are certain special features in the cultural celebrations of the region. The Gurungs of Nepal have made a place for themselves as efficient Gurkha fighters.
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