Dang is located in Inner Terai, some 410 km west of the capital city, Kathmandu in Province No. 5 in midwestern Nepal. The district covers 2,955 km² with a population (2011) of 548,141. Ghorahi (formerly Tribhuvannagar) is the district's administrative center and largest city while Tulsipur to the west is a transportation hub and Rapti Zone's administrative center.There are numerous temples and gumbas in Dang district. Dang, Ghorahi is a proposed capital of Rapti Lumbini Province (Province 5)based on the Constitution of Nepal 2015.