Gulmi District a part of Province No. 5, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Tamghas as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,149 km², had a population of 296,654 in 2001 and 280,160 in 2011.It is renowned for coffee farming. Ruru, a Holy Place now also known as Ridi is a market center,where many of the temples are situated. Maghe Sankranti and other festivals are celebrated here. Many local as well as foreign tourists come here to visit the place. Dhurkot’s Bichitra Cave, Holy Place Resunga with its rich biodiversity & its historic value, Gyawa Kshetra (Religious & Historical importance place i.e. Ruru Dham, Shringeshwar Tapobhumi Lekha, Chhatradevi Mandir-Choyga, Top mountain in this area with historical value is Bauwa & so on)are some of the attractions of Gulmi. It is believed that first coffee was planted in Anpchaur village of this district.
The headquarters of Gulmi, Tamghas, is a small town and the only municipality of Gulmi, situated at the bottom of two hills Resunga and Arjun. It is a place that has been considered sovereign.