What does Achham mean?
Achham (Nepali: अछाम जिल्ला pronounced [ʌt͡sʰam] (listen)) is a district located in Sudurpashchim province of Nepal. It is one of the nine districts of the province. The district, with Mangalsen as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,692 km 2 and has a population (2011) of 257,477.
What is the history of Achham in Nepal?
That time this place was good in the production of Mangoes, so when people from North India came here, they said: “Accha Aam” (अच्छा आम) (meaning good mangoes in Hindi) and that “Accha Aam” became “Achham” later. Achham was a part of Doti Kingdom during medieval era. Nepal annexed Doti in 1790 It remained part of Doti District until 1961.
How to get to Achham?
Achham is one of the remotest districts of Nepal. It is accessible by automobile from Kathmandu and Nepalgunj via a paved road that runs along the western border of Nepal from Dhangadhi. The unpaved road of Mid-Hill Highway through Dailakh district also traverses to Mangalsen by crossing Karnali at Rakam.
Is Achham a part of Doti District?
Achham was a part of Doti Kingdom during medieval era. Nepal annexed Doti in 1790 It remained part of Doti District until 1961. On 13 April 1961, Achham district carved out from Doti District and declared a separate district