Nepal is located in South Asia and shares territorial borders with India and China. Previously ruled as a kingdom, today it is a Federal Democratic Republic.
Nepal is known for its exquisite natural beauty, with the iconic Himalayas running across the northern and western part of the country.
Eight of the fourteen highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest, reside within its borders.
Although Nepal is a relatively small country in comparison with its neighbors, it has an astonishingly diverse landscape, from the rugged Himalayas in the north to the humid Terai plains in the south. The capital and largest city is Kathmandu. The currency of Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee(NPR).
Nepal at a Glance
Area: 147,181 Sq. Km
Capital : Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal.
Time : Nepal time is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT
Climate : Nepal has four seasons, namley,
(1) Winter (Dec-Feb), (2) Spring (Mar-May), (3) Summer (June-Aug), (4) Autumn (Sep-Nov).
Nepal can be visited round the year.
Population : 30.4 Million (according to 2014 census)
Language : Nepali is the national language. However travel-trade people understand and speak English as well.
Location : Situated between China in the north and India in the South, East and west.
Currency : Nepali Rupee
Religion : Nepal is a secular state with a pre-dominance of Hindus and Buddhist Population.
People : Nepal has more than 105 ethnic groups and 92 spoken languages.
Nepal Famous For
- With eight of the world's ten.Peaks
- Nepal is loaded with spectacular mountains vistas Everest, Only famous for its proximity to the world's highest - mountain (8848m.)
- Family lifestyle needs.
- Design is where it all starts.