- Continent: Asia (South Asia)
- Area: 1,47,181 Square km
- Capital City: Kathmandu
- State: 7 State, 78 Districts
- Population: 26.4 million
- UTC/GMT: + 5 hours 45 minutes Ahead
- Political System: Democratic Republic, Multi-party System
Facts About Nepal / Nepal Information
Nepal is the richest country in the world in terms of biodiversity due to its unique geographical and topographical position and altitude variation, and the second richest country in water resources, as well as Nepal, is the oldest country of South Asia. Nepal possesses a wide range of vegetation and climate ranges from tropical in the lowlands to arctic in higher altitudes. Officially the name of Nepal is “Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal”.
Nepal’s popularity as a tourist destination greatly over the years, a variety of adventure sports option among adventure lovers. You are at the heart of the great Himalayan landscapes during trekking, peak climbing, mountaineering expeditions where imagine a small mountainous kingdom. Nepal, once you visit, is not enough, you feel like coming back again and again.
Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini, southern Nepal 563 B.C so, Nepal is rich ancient history, vibrant culture, much religious life and things like the Chorten symbolizes the image of Buddha.
8 of the 10 world's highest mountains on earth including “Mount Everest” rising 8,848m (29,029ft) above sea level located at Nepal where Tenzing Norgay Sherpa from Nepal and Edmund Hillary from New Zealand respectively became the first person to summit top of the world Mt. Everest in 1953. So now, Sherpa’s are “toughest of the tough” people and also a Brand of Himalaya Mountaineering with known as hospitality person.
Nepal is known as the country of Himalaya Mountain and country of Monasteries as well as a country of Gorkhali Soldiers “bravest of the brave” people because off Gurkha history, particularly during the world wars, and has been a significant contributor to United Nations peacekeeping operations as well as a part of British Military from 1816. Nepal does not have Independence Day because Nepal was never colonized.
Namaste is the warm greeting in Nepal which means Hello, Goodbye, Thank you🇳 Nepal is the only country that does not have a quadrilateral national flag. It is made of two triangles which represent Hinduism, Buddhism and Himalayan Mountains. Cows are sacred in the Hindu religion and national animal of Nepal and cannot be killed. Unlike other countries, Nepal has Saturday as a public holiday, not Sunday.
Nepal has 12 National Parks, 6 Conservation areas and 1 Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and 1 Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. Nepal has 10 UNESCO world heritage site, it holds 7 of them at around a radius of 15 kilometers in Kathmandu Valley.
Only Nepal has a living goddess in the world, the Kumari. Kumari means virgin in Nepali and is the tradition of worshiping young pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy in Hindu religious traditions.
Population moves almost exclusively on foot. Along the way, punctuated by many manifestations of religious life for centuries, peasants, schoolchildren, monks, take these very popular routes to the last inhabited villages as well as rice fields, gorges, villages, beautiful forests, glacial loneliness, and prestigious summits. Whether you are passionate about culture or want to climb mythical peaks, the trekking sanctuary has many surprises for you!
8 of the world's 10 highest mountains in Nepal
- Mount Everest (Highest) 8848 Meter / 29,029 Feet
- Kangchenjunga (3rd highest) 8,586 Meter / 28,169 Feet
- Lhotse (4th highest) 8,516 Meter / 27,940 Feet
- Makalu (5th highest) 8,462 Meter / 27,762 Feet
- Cho Oyu (6th highest) 8,201 Meter / 26,906 Feet
- Dhaulagiri (7th highest) 8,167 Meter / 26,795 Feet
- Manaslu (8th highest) 8,156 Meter / 26,759 Feet
- Annapurna (10th highest) 8,091 Meter / 26,545 Feet
Ten World Heritage Sites in Nepal
- Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)
- Changu Narayan
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Bhaktapur Durbar Square
- Patan Durbar Square
- Sagarmatha National Park (Everest Region)
- Royal Chitwan National Park