Cities, Towns and Villages in Palpa District: Tansen, Nepal, Argali, Palpa, Chirtungdhara, Darlamdanda, Boudhagumba, Foksingkot, Devinagar

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 148 pages
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Chapters: Tansen, Nepal, Argali, Palpa, Chirtungdhara, Darlamdanda, Boudhagumba, Foksingkot, Devinagar, Chappani, Darchha, Birkot, Gadakot, Dobhan, Ringneraha, Madanpokhara, Chhahara, Bodhapokharathok, Pipaldada, Juthapauwa, Khanichhap, Koldada, Jhirubas, Khasyoli, Jhadewa, Khaliban, Sahalkot, Gothadi, Haklang, Rahabas, Archale, Telgha, Mityal, Mujhung, Siluwa, Hungi, Rupse, Masyam, Somadi, Khyaha, Baldengadhi, Bahadurpur, Palpa, Palung Mainadi, Rampur, Palpa, Kaseni, Lumbini, Humin, Palpa, Jalpa, Palpa, Khanigau, Fek, Nepal, Satyawati, Siddheshwor, Kusumkhola, Kachal, Jyamire, Palpa, Bhuwan Pokhari, Narayanmatales, Bandi Pokhara, Bhairabsthan, Tahu, Palpa, Pokharathok, Palpa, Walamalang, Timurekha, Khaniban, Deurali, Palpa, Barandi, Galgha, Yangha, Gegha, Thu, Palpa. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 146. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Tansen (Nepali: ) is a Municipality and the administrative center of Palpa District in the "hllls" of western Nepal. It is located on the highway between Butwal and Pokhara, on the crest of the Mahabharat Range or Lesser Himalaya overlooking the valley of the Kaligandaki River to the north. The town enjoys a moderate climate with temperatures rarely exceeding 30 Celsius (86F) or going below freezing. The highway bypasses the town center on the west, protecting pedestrian amenities in the central maze of steep, narrow, winding alleys lined with Newari shop-Houses and temples. Besides trade, local Newars are known for traditional metalwork and producing dhaka cloth used in traditional jackets and topis. The most important landmark is the octagonal Pavilion in the middle of Sitalpati, the main market square. Tansen was the capital of the Magar kingdom Tanahun, one of the most powerful regional principalities before the rise of the Shah dynasty. It e...More: http: //

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