Kaski, Gandaki Province, Nepal

Kaski District (कास्की जिल्ला), a part of Gandaki Province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The name is disambiguated from Kaskikot, the ancient Kaski Kingdom.

The district, with Pokhara as its district headquarters, lies at the centre of the country. The altitude of Kaski district ranges from 450 meters the lowest land to 8,091 meters the highest point in the Himalaya range.

The district covers parts of the Annapurna mountain range, and the picturesque scene of the mountains can be observed from most parts of the district. It is one of the best tourist destinations of Nepal. The district is full of rivers such as Seti Gandaki, Modi and Madi along with other rivulets. The district headquarters Pokhara lies about 750 m above the sea level and is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. The district is known for the Himalayan range with about 11 Himalayas with height greater than 7,000 m. The nearby peaks include Machhapuchhre. The Annapurna Range in the northern side is always full of snow. The scenery of northern mountains, gorge of Seti River, Davis Falls, natural caves, Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake are both natural resources and tourist attractions.

The district consists of one metropolitan city and four rural municipalities. These are as follows: Pokhara Metropolitan City • Annapurna Rural Municipality • Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality • Madi Rural Municipality • Rupa Rural Municipality.

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Kaski has a population of over 492,098 people.

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