Kaski District is a part of Gandaki Pradesh, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The name is disambiguated from Kaskikot, the ancient Kaski Kingdom. The district, with Pokhara as its district headquarters, covers an area of 2,017 square km and had a total population of 492,098 according to the 2011 Census. This district lies at the centroid point of the country. The altitude of the Kaski district ranges from 450 meters to the lowest land to 8091 meters the highest point in the Himalaya range. Kaski District politically has One Metropolitan City, 4 Gaupalika, and 3 electoral sectors.
Detail of the Formation of Kaski with old and new wards
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Pokhara Metropolitan City
Pokhara (Nepali: पोखरा, Nepali pronunciation: [ˈpokʰʌra]) is a metropolitan city in Nepal, which serves as the capital of Gandaki Pradesh. It is the country's largest metropolitan city in terms of area and second largest in terms of populations. The city also serves as the headquarters of Kaski District. Pokhara is located 200 kilometres (120 miles) west of the capital, Kathmandu. The altitude varies from 827 metres (2,713 feet) in the southern part to 1,740 metres (5,710 feet) in the north. The Annapurna Range, with three out of the ten highest peaks in the world — Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu — is within 15–35 mi (24–56 km) of the valley. Pokhara is considered the tourism capital of Nepal, being a base for trekkers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit through the Annapurna Conservation Area region of the Annapurna ranges in the Himalayas. The city is also home to many of the elite Gurkha soldiers.