NEPAL is a beautiful country which lies between two
big countries China and India. Its one of the best and very popular
south asian country for destination of Tourist. There are about 250
Millions people living in Nepal. Nepal is very rich
in different Culture, World Heritage ,
Mountains, and Natural beauties. Nepal is the country
of world's highest mountain Mount Everest and birth place of Lord Buddha. In
1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary
premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990
established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional
monarchy. The refugee issue of some 100,000 Bhutanese in Nepal remains
unresolved; 90% of these displaced persons are housed in seven United
Nations Offices of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) camps.
Southern Asia, between China
Geographic coordinates: 28 00 N, 84 00 E
Map references: Asia
Area: total: 147,181 Sq. Kms
Land: 142,981 Sq. Kms
Water: 4,200 Sq Kms
Area - comparative: Slightly larger than Arkansas
Total: 2,926 kms
China 1,236 kms, India 1,690 kms
Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)
Maritime claims: None
Per Capita Income: US$ 269
Gross Domastic Product: 3.6%
Political System: Multiparty Democracy with
People: 40 Ethnic Groups and 70 Spoken Languages.
Topocraphy: From the world's deepest gorge,"Kali Gandaki"
to the world's highest point on the earth " Mount EVEREST"
and mountainous 77% and Terai lowlands 23%.
Weather: Climate ranges from Tropical
in the low lands to Arctic in higher altitudes.
Winter ( December to February. -1 to 15 )
Summer (March to May, 24 to 32)
Monsoon (June to August) and
Autumn (September to November, 10 to 18)
Visa: Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal
Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival ta Tribhuvan International
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Terrain: Terai or
flat river plain of the Ganges in south, central hill region, rugged
Himalayas in north.
Lowest point: Kanchan Kalan 70 m, highest point: Mount Everest 8,850
m (1999 est.)
Quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, small deposits of
lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore etc.
Land use: arable land: 17%, permanent
crops: 0%, permanent pastures: 15%,forests and woodland: 42%, other:
26% (1993 est.)
8,500 sq km (1993 est.)
Natural hazards: Severe thunderstorms, flooding, landslides, drought,
and famine depending on the timing, intensity, and duration of the summer
Environment - current issues: Deforestation
(overuse of wood for fuel and lack of alternatives); contaminated water
(with human and animal wastes, agricultural runoff, and industrial effluents);
wildlife conservation; vehicular emissions
TIME: Nepal Time is 5 Hours 45 Minutes ahead