Dhangadhi is a city in Far western Nepal. It is the capital of Kailali District in the Seti zone located in the Far Western Development Region of Nepal on the border of Uttar Pradesh state,India near the village Gauriphanta. Dhangadhi was established in 1976 and is divided into 14 wards.
At the time of the 2011 Nepal Census it had a population of 104,047 (53,237 males and 50,810 females) residing in 21,059 individual households, among which 12% belong to the Dalit caste, 36% are ethnic minorities and the remaining 52% compose of Brahmins, Kshetris and other castes.The annual population growth rate of Dhangadhi municipality is 5.16%. It is the 10th biggest city of Nepal by population. It is the major city of Far western region of Nepal alongside with Bhimduttanagar(Mahendranagar). has an area of 103.73 km2 and shares its boundary with Attaria Municipality in the north and west, Mohana River in the south and Khutiya River in the east.