Situated on the eastern part of the country, Panchthar is a beautiful hill district at laying near Ilam. Panchathar has its district headquarters at Phidim, a small but beautiful hill town. The district is bordered by West Bengal and Sikkim in the east, Dhankuta and Tehrathum in the west, Taplejung in the north and Ilam in the south. The district covers 1241 sq. km. The 2011 census counted 191817 population. The place offers majestic views of the snowwhite as well as lush green mountains and is rich in terms of culture and natural resources.
Panchthar district accommodates Rai, Tamang, Magar, Sunuwar, Bhote Sherpa, Newar, Abadhi, Tharu, Maithali and Bhojpuri communities and these are the predominant language practiced here.
The major agriculture products of Panchthar are mainly Cardamom, Ginger, Broom, Tea.
The ginger production data is given below :