Gandaki Province: Overview
Gandaki Province, which covers 21,504 sq. km, lies in western part of the country bordered by Tibet autonomous region of China in the north, 5 No. Province in the south, 3 No. Province in the east and 5 No., Karnali Province in the west.
The Province consists of eleven administrative districts and federal namely Pokhara. The Province spans from the highest himalayas and mountains in the north to southern.
Gandaki Province Police Headquarter is in Pokhara, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. It is also known as the tourist capital noted for its tranquil atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside.
Pokhara has become a major tourist hub of Nepal, known as the gateway to the trekking route "Round Annapurna". The reason has many attractive natural sites including mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machapuchere which are among the highest mountains in the world.
Mustang, the forbidden kingdom is located in the northern side of the Province.
Besides this, Fewa lake, Begnas lake, Tilicho lake, Muktinath temple, Manakamana temple, Gorakhanath temple and Gorkha palace are other natural and historical sites of the Province.
Historically, the Province has many small mountainous kingdoms namely Baise rajya (22 kingdoms) and Chaubisi rajya (24 Kingdoms) before the Unification of great Nepal by king Prithivi Narayan Shah.
Majority of the peoples are ethnic Magars, Gurungs and Thakalis in the Himalayas and Tharus in the Tarai. Brahmans, Chetris, Newars and Muslims are others living in the Mountain region mainly practicing Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. Majority of people are involved in agriculture and farming. Some of them are in government service, tourism, military, British army, Indian army and foreign employment.
|East||3 No. Province|
|West||5 No. and Karnali Province|
|South||5 No. Province|
|Area||21,504 Sq. k.m.|
|Total Border Pillar||23 China (Good Condition : 19, Broken Condition :2 Remain to Build : 2)|
|Total Population||24,03,014 (Male: 1259180, Female: 1143834)|
|Number of District||
11 (Kaski, Tanahun, Gorkha, Manang, Lamjung, Syangja, Mustang, Myagdi, Baglung, Parbat and Nawalparasi East
|Number of Constituency||36|
|Metropolitan||1 (Pokhara Metropolitian City)|
|Gaupalika (Local Authority)||58|
|Total Police Manpower||7303|
|Recruit Police Constable||92|
Area - per police : 2.87 Square kilometers
Population - per police : 321 People
|1||Gandaki SPO Pokhara||1||1||1||4||9||15||20||25||43||0||4||123|
|3||ARMED Police Battalion Pokhara||0||0||1||1||7||26||36||110||506||0||38||725|
|4||Gandaki State RCPB||0||0||1||1||6||18||24||76||297||0||27||450|
|5||Gandaki State Traffice Police||0||0||1||1||2||4||5||7||16||0||1||37|
|7||NP School Tanahun||0||0||0||0||1||1||3||8||7||0||5||25|
|15||DPO Nawalprasi (East)||0||0||1||2||9||25||53||103||278||0||17||488|