Top 10 Districts with Highest Coffee Production

Last updated on 2022-01-27
Top 10 Districts with Highest Coffee Production

Coffee is a high-value economic crop with environmental significance that has been popular in Nepalese for several decades. It has spread to over 40 districts in Nepal’s central hills. Nepalese coffee is organic and fair-trade, and it is widely regarded as specialty coffee in some foreign markets. Here are the top ten districts in Nepal where most of the coffee is produced.

*The ranking is done based on data collected from the Central Bureau of Statistics.

10. Parbat

Parbat
Image Source: Nepal Archives

Parbat district is located in Province No. 4 in the western development region of Nepal.The district's headquarters are in Kushma, and it shares borders with Kaski, Syangja, Baglung, and Myagdi. There are several notable attractions such as the Kusma suspension bridge, Kusma Bazar, Gupteshwor cave, and Dahare Deurali Temple, as well as two hydro-power Projects. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 251 farmers in Parbat and 30,506 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 251
  • Amount of Flora : 30,506

9. Palpa

Palpa
Image Source: Online Khabar

Palpa district, a part of Lumbini Province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal.Palpa was the seat of the Hindu Sen kingdom that ruled over this region from the 16th century for almost 300 years old so the headquarter of Palpa is called "Tansen”. It is a beautiful district with famous historical places like Rani Mahal. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics commercial coffee study, there are 331 farmers in Palpa and around 74,673 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 331
  • Amount of Flora : 74,673

8. Illam

Illam
Image Source: Rising Nepal Daily

Ilam, a popular tourist destination in Nepal's far east, is one of 14 districts of Province No. 1. It is known as the Tea and Coffee Garden District in Eastern Nepal and is surrounded by high lush hills, wonderful tourism places, and an explorable region. As you travel too far east in Nepal, the sloppy hills covered with coffee plantations present a distinctive view from the Mechi Highway. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics' Commercial Coffee Survey, there are 236 farmers working in coffee cultivation and 88158 flora in Illam.

  • Number of Farmers : 236
  • Amount of Flora : 88,158

7. Nuwakot

Nuwakot
Image Source: District Administration Office | Official Website

Nuwakot district is a part of Bagmati Province with Bidur as its district’s headquarters. The district features ancient sites like Nuwakot and Devighat, which are located at the confluence of the Tadi and Trisuli Rivers. Kakani is a renowned tourist destination and picnic site among Nepalese. Apart from coffee production, Nuwakot is equally famous for producing strawberries, trout, fish, etc. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics commercial coffee study, there are 266 farmers in Nuwakot and around 1,11,565 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 266
  • Amount of Flora : 1,11,565

6. Kaski

Kaski
Image Source: Online Radio Nepal

Kaski district located in the Gandaki Zone has its administrative headquarters in Pokhara and is situated in the Western Development Region of Nepal. The district includes portions of the Annapurna mountain range and the stunning scenery of the mountains can be seen from a variety of locations around the district. Organic farming in the Kaski District has helped to increase the income of the farmers and contributed to strengthening traditional seed exchange practices. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 524 farmers in Kaski and around 1,13,788 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 524
  • Amount of Flora : 1,13,788

5. Gulmi

Gulmi
Image Source: Shilapatra

Gulmi district, a part of Lumbini Province i.e Province No.5, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Tamghas as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,149 km square (444 sq mi). Gulmi is widely known for introducing coffee in Nepal and is also famous for orange farming. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics' commercial coffee study, there are 571 farmers in Gulmi and around 1,17,609 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 571
  • Amount of Flora : 1,17,609

4. Sindhupalchowk

Sindhupalchowk
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Gulmi district, a part of Bagmati Province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The headquarters of Chautara is located at an altitude of 1450 m. Sindhupalchowk has 3 municipalities and 9 rural municipalities. Subsistence agriculture farming, mainly small-scale livestock is the main source of occupation and livelihood of the majority of the population. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics commercial coffee study, there are 755 farmers in Sindhupalchowk and around 1,26,791 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 755
  • Amount of Flora : 1,26,791

3. Syangja

Syangja
Image Source: Online Radio Nepal

Syangja district, located in Gandaki Province has its headquarters in Syangja Bazaar (small town). It is situated on a hill with heights varying from roughly 300 meters along the Kaligandaki River's banks to several thousand meters above sea level. The district is home to residents of many different ethnicities. Some major tourist attractions of the district include Sirubari, Bhalu pahad etc. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 708 farmers in Syangja and around 1,43,981.

  • Number of Farmers : 708
  • Amount of Flora : 1,43,981

2. Lalitpur

Lalitpur
Image Source: Nepal Archives

Lalitpur is one of Nepal's 77 districts, located in the Bagmati Province. The district is 396.92 km2 in size, with the district seat in Lalitpur. It is one of three districts in the Kathmandu Valley, along with Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. There are 528 coffee growers in Lalitpur, as well as 1,49,229 coffee flora according to the Central Bureau Of Statistics.

  • Number of Farmers : 528
  • Amount of Flora : 1,49,229

1. Kavrepalanchowk

Kavrepalanchowk
Image Source: The Kathmandu Post

Kavrepalanchowk district, also known as Kavre, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Dhulikhel as its district headquarters, is a part of Bagmati Province with a population of 381,937. Cardamom production is a potential cash crop of the Kavre district along with some coffee production. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 943 farms in Kavrepalanchowk which constitute about 49.2 percent of the total coffee production.

  • Number of Farmers : 943
  • Amount of Flora : 1,52,081

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10.

Parbat

9.

Palpa

8.

Illam

7.

Nuwakot

6.

Kaski

5.

Gulmi

4.

Sindhupalchowk

3.

Syangja

2.

Lalitpur

1.

Kavrepalanchowk

10. Parbat

Parbat
Image Source: Nepal Archives

Parbat district is located in Province No. 4 in the western development region of Nepal.The district's headquarters are in Kushma, and it shares borders with Kaski, Syangja, Baglung, and Myagdi. There are several notable attractions such as the Kusma suspension bridge, Kusma Bazar, Gupteshwor cave, and Dahare Deurali Temple, as well as two hydro-power Projects. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 251 farmers in Parbat and 30,506 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 251
  • Amount of Flora : 30,506

9. Palpa

Palpa
Image Source: Online Khabar

Palpa district, a part of Lumbini Province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal.Palpa was the seat of the Hindu Sen kingdom that ruled over this region from the 16th century for almost 300 years old so the headquarter of Palpa is called "Tansen”. It is a beautiful district with famous historical places like Rani Mahal. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics commercial coffee study, there are 331 farmers in Palpa and around 74,673 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 331
  • Amount of Flora : 74,673

8. Illam

Illam
Image Source: Rising Nepal Daily

Ilam, a popular tourist destination in Nepal's far east, is one of 14 districts of Province No. 1. It is known as the Tea and Coffee Garden District in Eastern Nepal and is surrounded by high lush hills, wonderful tourism places, and an explorable region. As you travel too far east in Nepal, the sloppy hills covered with coffee plantations present a distinctive view from the Mechi Highway. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics' Commercial Coffee Survey, there are 236 farmers working in coffee cultivation and 88158 flora in Illam.

  • Number of Farmers : 236
  • Amount of Flora : 88,158

7. Nuwakot

Nuwakot
Image Source: District Administration Office | Official Website

Nuwakot district is a part of Bagmati Province with Bidur as its district’s headquarters. The district features ancient sites like Nuwakot and Devighat, which are located at the confluence of the Tadi and Trisuli Rivers. Kakani is a renowned tourist destination and picnic site among Nepalese. Apart from coffee production, Nuwakot is equally famous for producing strawberries, trout, fish, etc. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics commercial coffee study, there are 266 farmers in Nuwakot and around 1,11,565 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 266
  • Amount of Flora : 1,11,565

6. Kaski

Kaski
Image Source: Online Radio Nepal

Kaski district located in the Gandaki Zone has its administrative headquarters in Pokhara and is situated in the Western Development Region of Nepal. The district includes portions of the Annapurna mountain range and the stunning scenery of the mountains can be seen from a variety of locations around the district. Organic farming in the Kaski District has helped to increase the income of the farmers and contributed to strengthening traditional seed exchange practices. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 524 farmers in Kaski and around 1,13,788 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 524
  • Amount of Flora : 1,13,788

5. Gulmi

Gulmi
Image Source: Shilapatra

Gulmi district, a part of Lumbini Province i.e Province No.5, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Tamghas as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,149 km square (444 sq mi). Gulmi is widely known for introducing coffee in Nepal and is also famous for orange farming. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics' commercial coffee study, there are 571 farmers in Gulmi and around 1,17,609 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 571
  • Amount of Flora : 1,17,609

4. Sindhupalchowk

Sindhupalchowk
Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Gulmi district, a part of Bagmati Province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The headquarters of Chautara is located at an altitude of 1450 m. Sindhupalchowk has 3 municipalities and 9 rural municipalities. Subsistence agriculture farming, mainly small-scale livestock is the main source of occupation and livelihood of the majority of the population. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics commercial coffee study, there are 755 farmers in Sindhupalchowk and around 1,26,791 flora.

  • Number of Farmers : 755
  • Amount of Flora : 1,26,791

3. Syangja

Syangja
Image Source: Online Radio Nepal

Syangja district, located in Gandaki Province has its headquarters in Syangja Bazaar (small town). It is situated on a hill with heights varying from roughly 300 meters along the Kaligandaki River's banks to several thousand meters above sea level. The district is home to residents of many different ethnicities. Some major tourist attractions of the district include Sirubari, Bhalu pahad etc. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 708 farmers in Syangja and around 1,43,981.

  • Number of Farmers : 708
  • Amount of Flora : 1,43,981

2. Lalitpur

Lalitpur
Image Source: Nepal Archives

Lalitpur is one of Nepal's 77 districts, located in the Bagmati Province. The district is 396.92 km2 in size, with the district seat in Lalitpur. It is one of three districts in the Kathmandu Valley, along with Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. There are 528 coffee growers in Lalitpur, as well as 1,49,229 coffee flora according to the Central Bureau Of Statistics.

  • Number of Farmers : 528
  • Amount of Flora : 1,49,229

1. Kavrepalanchowk

Kavrepalanchowk
Image Source: The Kathmandu Post

Kavrepalanchowk district, also known as Kavre, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Dhulikhel as its district headquarters, is a part of Bagmati Province with a population of 381,937. Cardamom production is a potential cash crop of the Kavre district along with some coffee production. According to the commercial coffee survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 943 farms in Kavrepalanchowk which constitute about 49.2 percent of the total coffee production.

  • Number of Farmers : 943
  • Amount of Flora : 1,52,081

10.

Parbat

9.

Palpa

8.

Illam

7.

Nuwakot

6.

Kaski

5.

Gulmi

4.

Sindhupalchowk

3.

Syangja

2.

Lalitpur

1.

Kavrepalanchowk