Thangpalkot is about 23 Km from Melamchi. People of Tamang, Hyolmo, Dalit and Brahmin/Chhetri ethnicities live in the area. It has above 700 households with around 3500 population. Most of the people in the village are engaged in agriculture. There is also a trend of young people going abroad for employment. Thangpalkot is about 1700 m above sea level and has moderate climate. Thankpalkot was severely affected by the 2015 earthquake.