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Country Nepal
Continent Asia
Location 28.39490 N, 84.12400 E
Map of Nepal  map of Nepal
Flag  nepal flag
Area 147,181 km²
Neighboring Countries Bhutan

Bangladesh

India

Myanmar

Pakistan

Kyrgyzstan

Tajikistan

Afghanistan

China

Laos

Thailand

Uzbekistan

Turkmenistan

Kazakhstan

Cambodia

Oman

Iran

Macao

Maldives

United Arab Emirates

Hong Kong

Qatar

Bahrain

Kuwait

Time Zone Nepal Standard Time (UTC +5:45)
Population 28.51 million (2015)
Symbol  symbol of nepal
Founded Date 1768
President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Vice President of Nepal Nanda Kishor Pun
Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba
National Anthem ‘’ (सयौं थुँगा फूलका हामी) (Made of Hundreds of Flowers)’’
National Animal Cow
National Bird Himalayan Monal
National Drink Raksi
National Flower Rhododendron
National Dress Daura-Suruwal
National Poet and Artist Madhav Prasad Ghimire
National Sport Dandi Biyo
National Language Nepali

Nepal Bhasa

Seasons in Nepal Spring Season

Summer Season

Monsoon Season

Autumn Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Nepal Civilian Awards – Nepal Ratna Man Padavi, Rastra Gaurav Man Padavi

Literature Awards – Madan Puraskar, Sahitya Akademi Award

Cinema Award – National Film Awards

Religion in Nepal Hinduism (81.3%)

Buddhism (9%)

Islam (4.4%)

Kirant (3%)

Christianity (1.4%)

Animism (0.4%)

Irreligion (0.5%)

Average Marriage age in Nepal 22.1 years for men and 17.9 years for women
Capital Kathmandu (270 42’N 85019’E)
Number of Districts & Provinces 75 Districts

7 Provinces

14 Administrative Zones

Largest District Dolpa
Smallest District Bhaktapur District
Largest City Kathmandu
Smallest City Dhulikhel
Literacy rate 75.6% (males)

55.1% (females)

Type of Government Republic

Federation

Federal Republic

Parliamentary Republic

GDP PPP – $74.020 billion (2016)

Nominal – $24.067 billion (2016)

GDP per capita $2,573 (2016)
Currency Nepalese Rupee (NPR)
Calling Code  +977
Internet TLD .np

.नेपाल

ISO 3166 code NP
Festivals Dashain and Tihar

Buddha Jayanti

Gai Jatra

Janai Purnima

Teej

Shree Krishna Janmastami

Fagun Purnima

Maghe Sankranti

Indrajatra

Mahashivaratri

Monuments Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Pashupatinath

Swayambhu

Changu Narayan

Bouddhanath

Protected Areas 20 Protected Areas

10 National Parks

3 Wildlife Reserves

6 Conservation Areas

1 Hunting Area

Longest River Karnali
Longest Bridge Karnali Bridge
Longest Railway Line Janakpur Railway
Largest Lake Rara Lake
Highest Mountain Mount Everest
Biggest Waterfall Hyatung Falls
Tallest Building Dharahara (Bhimsen Tower)
Richest person of Nepal Binod Chaudhary
Best places to visit in Nepal Kathmandu

Annapurna Circuit

Bhaktapur

Patan

Pokhara

Chitwan National Park

Khumbu

Nagarkot

Janakpur

Lumbini

Official Website www.nepal.gov.np
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