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About Nepal

 General Facts                                     

  • Border to South, East and West: India
  • Border to North: Tibet Autonomous Region, China  Image result for nepal
  • Total Area: 1,47,516 sq.km (56,956.246 sq. miles)
  • Shape: Trapezoidal (roughly 200km width and 800km length)
  • Capital: Kathmandu (largest city also)
  • Political System: Federal Democratic Republic
  • Official Language: Nepali
  • National Bird: Lopophorous (Danfe)
  • National Animal: Cow
  • Location: South Asia Indian Subcontinent between China and India
  • Approx Population: 29 million
  • Time Zone: GMT + 05:45
  • Currency : Nepali Rupees


Diverse Geography of Nepal

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  • 3808 Glaciers and 1466 Glacial Lakes (Identified) including 21 potential risky lakes
  • Variation of elevation from lowest 59m to highest 8848m at Everest Summit
  • Weather and climate diversity from southern hot temperate to north arctic cold in span of 150 km distance
  • Ranked 4th in Vulnerable Country in terms of Climate Change

Assorted Bio-Diversity of Nepal 

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  • More than 19% of total area of Nepal is protected under Conservation Areas, National Parks and Wildlife Reserves
  • Nepal ranks 10th in terms of richest flowering plant diversity in Asia
  • 1,120 species of non-flowering plants and 5,160 species of flowering plants
  • 11 bio-climatic zones, 9 terrestrial eco-regions with 36 vegetation types
  • 844 species of bird (8 percent of world’s total)
  • 181 species of mammal, 100 species of reptile, 43 species of amphibian, 185 species of freshwater fish and 635 species of butterfly
  • More than 494 species of Orchid (2 percent of world’s total)
  • More than 700 species of medicinal plants
  • 6 percent of rhododendron species of the world
  • More than 250 species of Endemic Flowering Plants out of total 5980
  • Second Largest Settlement of One Horned Rhinoceros
  • Some of the Largest Honey Bee Settlement
  • One of the Largest Shelter for Royal Bengal Tiger
  • 36 percent of world’s Meconopsis species “Poppy”
  • Largest Herd of Swamp Deer at Skhula Phanta Wildlife Reserve


Local People and Culture

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  •  125 Caste/Ethnic Groups speaking 123 different languages
  •  Living Goddess or Virginity "Kumari"  of Newar Community
  • 80 percent Hindus, 12 percent Buddhist and rest others
  • " Namaste"  or "Namaskar"is word used for greetings and meetings.

Proud of Nepal and Nepalese

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  • NO INDEPENDENCE DAY (never colonized by any other Nation)
  •  Legecy of Gurkhas – the bravest People in the world.
  • Birthplace of Lord Buddha – Light of Asia
  • Religious harmony among  different religious community
  • 4 UN World Heritage Site


  1. Kathmandu Valley (7 monuments 20km radius i.e. Pashupatinath Temple, Changunaryan Temple Boudhanath Stupa, Swayanbunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square)  Boudhanath Stupa | Nepal Attractions - Lonely Planet
  2. Chitwan National Park
  3. Sagarmatha National Park
  4. Lumbini




Himalayas of Nepal                            Image result for himalayas of nepal

  • In Sanskrit, word "Himalaya" means “abode of snow”
  • More than 1310 peaks exceeding 6000m and 7000m
  • 8 out of 14 Eight Thousand Meter Mountains of the World 
    • Mount Everest (8848m) — Worlds' Highest  
    • Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m) — (Third)
    • Mount Lhotse (8516m) — (Fourth)
    • Mount Makalu (8463m) — (Fifth)
    • Mount Cho Oyu (8201m) — (Sixth)
    • Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m) — (Seventh)
    • Mount Manaslu (8163m) — (Eighth)
    • Mount Annapurna I (8091m) — (Tenth)

Only to be found in Nepal

  • Mushroom – Trafina Nepalisinera
  • Bird – Spiny Bablar                        Image result for picture of spinny babler
  • World’s Only Nonrectangular Flag
  • Highest Settlements and Villages
  • Dal Bhat Power 24 Hours (Dal Bhat is daily staple of Nepalese People consist of Rice, Lentil Soup, Curry/Vegetables an