Taman Khola Rural Municipality is situated at mid-north part of Baglung district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. It combines then Bonga Dovan, Taman and Khung Khani Village Development Committees. This Rural Municipality is surrounded by Myagdi district from east, Dhor Patan Municipality and Hunting area from west, Myagdi district from north Dhorpatan Municipality from south. This is named after Taman Khola river flowing through this area. This local unit is divided into 8 wards.

Population of Taman Khola Rural Municipality is 10,659 covering 2,422 households as per the census 2011. Population of female is 5,982 and male is 4,677. Ward number one is most populated ward. This local unit covers 178.02 kilometer square area. Most of the land is covered by forest and farming area followed by grass area, mountain rocks and residence. There are about ten ethnic groups residing under this local unit. Among them Kami constitute largest population with 56% followed by Magar, Chhantyal and Chhetri. Most of the people (98%) speak Nepali language. Farming and Foreign employment are major occupations of people residing here followed by service. Gulf countries, Malaysia, and India are major destinations. Paddy, wheat, maize and barley are crops cultivated. Professional animal, vegetable and fruits have been also started. Basically Taman area is fertile for agriculture. This is connected by non-gravel road network. Literacy rate is 63.5%.

Mr. Joklal Budha Magar is Chairperson and Ms. Mansari Sherchan is Vice-chairperson of Taman Khola Rural Municipality. Total number of local representatives is 42. Bonga Dovan village is the center of this local unit.

Source:

www.tamankholamun.gov.np

www.cbs.gov.np