Palpa District

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Pālpā District

पाल्पा जिल्ला
A view of tansen.jpg
The District headquarters Tansen.
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Country Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal
Province Province No. 5
Admin HQ. Tansen
Government
  Type Coordination committee
  Body DCC, Pālpā
Area
  Total 1,373 km2 (530 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total261,180
  Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+05:45 (NPT)
Telephone Code075
Website Official Website

Palpa District (Nepali : पाल्पा जिल्ला Loudspeaker.svg Listen  , a part of Province No. 5, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Tansen Municipality as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,373 km2 (530 sq mi) and has a population (2011) of 261,180. [1]

Contents

Palpa District is not far from Pokhara and easily reached by bus. The ancient hill town of Tansen in this district offers a more tranquil atmosphere where laid back lifestyle is infectious. Walk down the cobbled streets in the old bazaar to discover a way of life. Explore the Shreenagar Hills or do a day hike to the Rani Mahal, once a vibrant palace on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. Palpa was the seat of the Sen kingdom that ruled over this region from 16th century for almost 300 years so Headquarter of Palpa is called "Tansen" (Nepali: तानसेन)

View of Palpa Madifaat ( rice field) & Damkada City during summer time View-of-Palpa-Madi 02.jpg
View of Palpa Madifaat ( rice field) & Damkada City during summer time

Geography and Climate

Climate Zone [2] Elevation Range% of Area
Lower Tropical below 300 meters (1,000 ft) 0.3%
Upper Tropical300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
51.3%
Subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
47.3%

Demographics

At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Palpa District had a population of 261,180. Of these, 62.1% spoke Nepali, 34.1% Magar, 2.0% Newari and 0.6% Kumal as their first language. [3]

Local Bodies

View of palpa madifat ( rice field) & damkada City during summer time View-of-Palpa-Madi 01.jpg
View of palpa madifat ( rice field) & damkada City during summer time
Map of Palpa District NepalPalpaDistrictmap.png
Map of Palpa District

Major Rivers and Khola

  1. Barabisse khola
  2. Dumre khola

Major Lakes

Places of Attraction

Trivia

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

See also

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References

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"Districts of Nepal". Statoids.

Coordinates: 27°52′0″N83°33′0″E / 27.86667°N 83.55000°E / 27.86667; 83.55000