Jan 31, 2022

Narpa Bhumi Rural Municipality is situated at north-west part of Manang district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Nar and Fu Village Development Committees. This local unit is surrounded by Mustang district from west, Chinese border from east and north and Naso and Chame Rural Municipalities from south. This local unit is named after Narpa Bhumi valley. There are five wards in this local unit. This is least populated local unit of Nepal with just 5 people per kilometer square density. Beauty of this area is the residence area of 11,000 feet height.

As per the census 2011, total population of Narpa Rural Municipality is 538 which include 122 households. Population of male is 280 and female is 258. 338 people are economically active. Among five different ethnic groups Tamang and Bhote are major ethnic communities. Lama and Manange are mother tongues of this Rural Municipality.. Buddhism is largest followed religion. Farming and tourism are major occupations. It covers total area of 837.54 kilometer square. Most of the area is covered by snow, butanes, mountain rocks and farming land. As Annapurna conservative area is being popular among domestic and foreign tourists, this area has enormous possibility of tourism development. Mount Kangaroo, Kangla pass, Kangla lake, Terila pass, and Pange pass are some tourist areas.

Mr. Mingma Chhiring Lama is Chairperson and Mr. Konjo Tenjing Lama is Vice-chairperson of this Rural Municipality. Center of this Rural Municipality is Chyankhu village. Total number of elected local representatives is 25. Number of employees working under Rural Municipality administration is 18.