Ilam is the one of the District of Mechi Zone, at the East of Nepal, A land lock country of South Asia. Ilam Bazar is the Head Quarter of the District Ilam Itself, It covers an area of 1703 Sq KM and has a population as per 2001 census 282 806. it is situated at the distance of 600 KM from the Capital Kathmandu, Many Researchers are attracted here, who come here to research on different rare species of Birds, the Red Panda. Ilam stretches from Tarai region to the High Himalayan regions.
Ilam is one of the ten self ruling state of Limbuwan, Before the unification of Nepal ilam was ruled by the King Hangshu Phuba Lingdom of Lingdom Dynasty as a confiderate state of Limbuwan Until 1813 AD
Ilam is one of the most developing District of Nepal, Ilam is famous for Tea Garden, ILAM TEA is the famous tea in the world as Darjeeling Tea, it exported to many parts of the world specially Europe. The main source of income is TEA, Cardimon, Potato, Milk and Ginger.
The place is also a religious spot it attracts lots of people here for pilgrimmage, The temple of Devi is the Famous temple.
The major Tourist attraction of ilam is its Natural Beauty, the Tea Garden, Nine cornered Lake (Mai Pokhari), The Mai river. The Famous Mane Pass (Mane Vanjyang) Connects Ilam with Darjeeling the hilly District of West Bangal India.