Palpa District

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Pālpā Jillā
पाल्पा जिल्ला
The District headquarters  Tansen.
The District headquarters Tansen.
Location of Palpa
Location of Palpa
Country    Nepal
Region Western (Pashchimanchal)
Zone Lumbini
Headquarters Tansen
 • Total 1,373 km2 (530 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 268,558
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

Palpa District (Nepali: पाल्पा जिल्लाAbout this sound Listen , a part of Lumbini Zone, 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 (2001) of 268,558.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Climate Zone[1] 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.

Village Development Committee (VDCs)[edit]

Map of the VDCs in Palpa District


The shape of Palpa exactly looks like that of Nepal

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Map of Potential Vegetation of Nepal - a forestry/agroecological/biodiversity classification system, . Forest & Landscape Development and Environment Series 2-2005 and CFC-TIS Document Series No.110., 2005, ISBN 87-7803-210-9, retrieved Nov 22, 2013 
Districts of Nepal at

External links[edit]

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

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