People of Nepal


Nepal is a country where there are people of different origin and different beliefs but they are all living together in peace and harmony under the canopy of Nepalese sentiment.

The multicultural diversity is Nepal's one of the unique asset.


Tharus: The Tharus are recognized as an official nationality of Nepal Plains by the Government of Nepal. The Tharu people mainly live in the Surkhet Valley in the west mountain region, Chitwan Valley, Dang Valley, Deukhuri Valley, Sinduli and Udayapur in Inner Terai Valleys of Nepal and the Terai plains on the border of Nepal and India. [.... Continue Reading]


Tamangs: The Tamang (also known as Murmi) are one of the several ethnic groups from the north central hilly region of Nepal. Tamang people are predominantly found in the districts of Sindhupalchowk, rasuwa, dhading, Makwanpur, Nuwakot, Ramechhap, Dolakha, and Kavrepalanchowk and small number of Tamang who migrated from Nepal can be found in hilly region of India. [.... Continue Reading]

Gurungs: The Gurungs is an ethnic group from the Central region of Nepal. They live primarily in West Nepal's Gandaki zone, specifically Lamjung, Kaski, Tanahu, Gorkha, Parbat and Syangja districts, Manang district around the Annapurna Mountain range. Some are found in Baglung, Okhaldhunga, Taplejung, and in the territory of Macchapuchhre as well. [... Continue Reading]


Newars: Newars are the dominant ethnic group of the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding central areas of Nepal. Newars are of Mongolian Origin. Despite their geographical origins, the majority are now Shaivite Hindus following received Hindu customs, although communities of Nepwari Buddhist do remain. [........ Continue Reading]


Magars: The Magars originate in the Western and Central areas of Nepal, though are found in scattered communities throughout the county. Traditionally hill farmers inhabiting the lower slopes, they are also known for their fighting abilities and many have been recruited into Gurkha regiment of the British and Indian armies. [...... Continue Reading]



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