Palpa District

Pālpā Jillā
पाल्पा जिल्ला

The District headquarters Tansen.

Location of Palpa
Country Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Lumbini
Headquarters Tansen
  Total 1,373 km2 (530 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 261,180
  Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Website Official Website

Palpa District (Nepali: पाल्पा जिल्ला Listen , a part of Province No. 5, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Tansen as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,373 km² and has a population (2011) of 261,180.[1]

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone[2] Elevation Range % of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft)  0.3%
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.

Municipalities and VDCs

Map of Palpa District

Major Rivers

Major Lakes

Places of Attraction


People have a saying that it looks similar to Nepal in term of its geographical borders.

See also


  1. "2011 Nepal census (National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Government of Nepal. Retrieved November 2012. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system (PDF), . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005, ISBN 87-7903-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013 horizontal tab character in |series= at position 91 (help)
"Districts of Nepal". Statoids. 

Coordinates: 27°52′0″N 83°33′0″E / 27.86667°N 83.55000°E / 27.86667; 83.55000

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