West Tripura District has its headquarters at
, which is also the capital of the state of Tripura
. Total area is 3,544 sq km. The
ranges partially fall within the district. West Tripura is rich in flora and fauna. Pepper, cocoa, coffee, cinnamon, cashew nut, wheat, groundnut and moong are the major crops. The scenic beauty of the hilly terrains interspersed with splash green valleys attracts the tourists.
Places of interest include Ujjayanta Palace, Kunjaban Palace,
Rudrasagar Lake, Neermahal and Sipahijala Palace. Ker Puja,Saraswati Puja,
Durga Puja and
Kali Puja are some among the festivals held in West Tripura District.