The town's name is derived from a limestone hill known by the local folks as Bukit Chuping. It is situated to the northeast of Kangar.
There are 22,000 hectares of plantation. This commercial area is well known for its wide sugarcane plantation and the processing of sugar. Harvesting period starts from December and done until June. There are factories and rubber plantations around. As well.
Even so, the vast, green landscape of Chuping is a lovely sight to behold.