Between India & the
Tibetan Autonomous Region of the
People's Republic of China.
Area & Population
147,181 Sq. Kms & Approximately 22 Million
Latitude & Longitude
26'12' and 30'27' North & 80 degree 4' and 88 degree 12' East
Over 100 Ethnic Groups & 70 Spoken Languages.
Federal Democratic Republic
From the World's Deepest gorge 'Kali-Gandaki' to the highest point on earth,
Mt. Everest at 8848m.
Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging
from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine Deserts.
Climate ranges from sub-tropical in the low lands to Arctic higher altitudes.
Winter (December - February)
Summer (March - May )
Monsoon (June - August)
Autumn (September - November)
National Bird & National Flower
Impean Pheasant (Danfe) & Rhododendron Arboreum (Lali Gurans)
Dashain, Tihar, Shivaratri, Nepali
new year (Baishak first), Tej, Chad
World Heriatge Sites
In Nepal, their are two UNESCO world
heritage site respectively cultural
world heritage site and another is
natural world heritage. UNESCO
cultural world heritage site have
eight site respectively Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square,
Bhaktapur Durbar Square,
Pashupatinath, Changunarayan and
Lumbini. Seven Cultural World
Heritage Sites are situated within
20 kms of radius, in the Kathmandu
Valley accept Lumbini. Another
UNESCO natural world heritage site
including two site respectively
Sagarmatha National Park ( Mt.
Everest National Park ) and Chitwan
Flora and Founa
840 different species of wet-land, migratory and residential bird, 8% of the world's population of birds.
Home to Endangered Species Like
Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned rhino, Snow - Leopard, Red Panda, Brown Bear, Assamese Macaque, Gangetic Dolphin,
Wolf, Wild Elephant, Giant Horn - Bill, Swamp Deer, Wild Yak, Tibetan Antelope, Black Buck, Four Horned antelope, Musk
Deer, Pigmy Hog, Haspid Hare, Pangolin, Gharial, Indian Bustart, Saras Crane, Impean Pheasant, Python etc.
A Living Cultural Heritage
Nepal's Heritage is alive and dynamic. Shamanism, Pan-animism & Witch-craft are still practiced in remote regions. Temples,
shrines, monuments and monasteries are extremely active with devotees burning butter-lamps, singing hymns, chiming temple
bells and playing drums. The only country that has living goddess "Kumari"