Tamghas, also Gulmi Tamghas or Tamghas Bazaar is a town and the headquarters of Gulmi District, Nepal. It is located at 28°4’0N 83°15’0E with an altitude of 1838 metres (6033 feet). As of 2001 it had a population of 10,680. There are significant cobalt reserves in the area. In the 1970s a road was planned between Tamghas and Palpa District. Click on thumbnail to enlarge map.
Tamghas contains the main educational institutions in Gulmi District including Arjun Boarding School, Adrsha Vidhya Ashram Gandaki Boarding School, Vujelkharka School, Siddababa School, Donbosco School, Buddha Lower Secondary School, Resunga Higher Secondary School, Mahendra Higher Secondary School and Readers Public School.
The district government offices and the police headquarters is located in the town and the Nepalese Army also have a base here. The town is served by Tamghas Hospital, located just south of Tamghas Jail. Notable places of worship in Tamghas are Shivalaya, Bhagawati Mandir, Thaghas Vagawati Mandir and Siddhababa Mandir.