Pokhar, a very renowned tourist destination, is located on Pehwa Lake in Kaski District in Nepal. It is situated 200km west of Kathmandu. Pokhara was recntly merged ith the town of Lekhnath to create a new city called Pokhara Lekhnath. he altitude of Pokhara varies from 827 metres (2,713 feet) in the southern part to 1,740 metres (5,710 feet) in the north.
Pokhara is the gateway to Ananapurna circuit for trekkers and other visitors. Annapurana Range, famous for three high mountains, namely Dhaulagiri, Annapurana I and Manaslu, is quite close to Pokhara.
Nepal has more than 93 languages, many of which are spoken in the Pokhara region and within Pokhara city. The major ones are Nepali and the Nepal Bhasa language. Nepali being the official language of the country enjoys wide use. English is also widely used, especially in the tourist dominated areas.
|Currency used||Nepalese Rupees|
|Area (km2)||464.2 km²|