Palpa In brief

Geographical Location
Latitude                               27o 34' - 27o 57'
Longitude                             83o 15' - 84o 22'
Area                                     1366 sq. km.
Height                                  152 m- 1936m above sea level

District Borders
East                     Tanahu, Nawalparasi & Syangjha District
West                                     Arghakhanchi & Gulmi District
North                                    Syangjha & Gulmi District
South                                    Rupandehi District

Political Division
Development Region               Western
Zone                                      Lumbini
District Headquater               Tansen
Municipality                           1 (Tansen)
Town Development Committee                 2 (Tansen & Rampur)
Village Development Committee               65

Climate
Temperature                            Maximum 32 Degree Celsius & Minimum 4 Degree Celsius
Average Rainfall                    1900 milimeter per year

Rivers & Streams
Kaligandaki River, Tinau River, Ridi Khola, Aarung Khola, Nisdi Khola, Purba Khola, Angaha Khola, Sardewa Khola, Kachal Khola, Jhumsa Khola, Dobhan Khola, Kusum Khola, Barangdi Khola, Kurung Khola.

Lake & Pond
Satyawati Lake ( Koldanda VDC), Parvas or Lotus Lake( Tansen Municipality), sita Pond ( Darchha VDC)

Cave
Siddhpani Cave (Baughagumba VDC), Hattilek Cave(Siluwa, Ringneraha VDC), Jure Cave(sahalkot VDC), Siddha Cave (Golden Cave- Ramdi), Siddha Cave (Heklang VDC)

Tourist Attractions
White Water Rafting in Katligandaki River,Hand gliding, Short & Long Treks, Festival & Culture Tours, Homestay, Agriculture Tour in MadanPokhara VDC