Kagbeni, Mustang

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Village Development Committee
Mud houses in Kagbeni village
Mud houses in Kagbeni village
Kagbeni is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°50′12″N 83°46′59″E / 28.83667°N 83.78306°E / 28.83667; 83.78306Coordinates: 28°50′12″N 83°46′59″E / 28.83667°N 83.78306°E / 28.83667; 83.78306
Country    Nepal
Zone Dhawalagiri Zone
District Mustang District
Elevation 2,804 m (9,199 ft)
Population (1991)
 • Total 1,200
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
The Kali Gandaki River and rice fields near Kagbeni

Kagbeni is a village in the Upper Mustang of the Himalayas, in Nepal, located in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River. Administratively, Kagbeni is a Village Development Committee in Mustang District in the Dhawalagiri Zone of northern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 1200 people residing in 260 individual households. [1] It lies on the trail from Jomsom to the royal capital Lo Manthang, near the junction with the trail to Muktinath.

Panoramic view of Kagbeni

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  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001", Nepal's Village Development Committees, Digital Himalaya, archived from the original on 2008-10-12, retrieved 23 February 2018 .

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