|Template:Gandaki Province districts labelled map|
|Formation||20 September 2015|
|• Type||Self governing province|
|• Body||Government of Gandaki Province|
|• Governor||Prithvi Man Singh Gurung|
|• Chief Minister||Krishna Chandra Nepali (NC)|
|• High Court||Pokhara High Court|
|• Provincial Assembly||Unicameral (60 seats)|
|• Parliamentary constituencies||18|
|• Total||21,504 km2 (8,303 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||6th|
|Time zone||UTC+5:45 (NST)|
|Official language||Nepali/Khas kura|
|Other Official language(s)||1.Gurung|
|Sex ratio||83.84 ♂ /100 ♀ (2011)|
|GDP||3.12 billion USD|
Gandaki Province (Nepali: गण्डकी प्रदेश [ɡʌɳɖʌki]) Listen (help·info)), is one of the seven federal provinces. It was established by the current constitution of Nepal.
Geography[change | change source]
Pokhara is the province's capital city. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north, Bagmati Province to the east, Karnali Province to the west, and Lumbini Province and Bihar of India to the south. The total area of the province is 21,504 km2 - about 14.57% of the country's total area.
Population[change | change source]
According to the latest census, the population of the province was 2,403,757.
Politics[change | change source]
The newly elected Provincial Assembly adopted Gandaki Province as the permanent name by replacing its initial name Province no. 4 in July 2018. Krishna Chandra Nepali is the present chief minister of Gandaki Province.