Jan 11, 2009

About Nepal

About Nepal


Nepal is Situated in the lap of the himalayas, Nepal, now officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia and the world's youngest republic. It is bordered to the north by the People's Republic of China, and to the south, east, and west by India with an area of 147,181 square kilometres (56,827 sq mi) and a population of approximately 30 million. Nepal is the world's 93rd largest country by land mass. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and the country's largest metropolitan city. Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture, and religions. The mountainous north contains eight of the world's ten highest mountains, including the highest, Mount Everest. Nepal is linked historically with the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.




Geography of Nepal
Country Name: Nepal
Capital: Kathmandu
Location: Southern Asia, between China and India
Geographic coordinates: 28 00 N, 84 00 E
Map references: Asia
Area: Total: 147,181 sq km Lland: 143,181 sq km water: 4,000 sq km
Area - comparative: slightly larger than Arkansas
Land boundaries: total: 2,926 km
border countries: China 1,236 km, India 1,690 km
Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)
Maritime claims: none (landlocked)
Climate: varies from cool summers and severe winters in north to subtropical summers and mild winters in south
Terrain: Tarai or flat river plain of the Ganges in south, central hill region, rugged Himalayas in north
Elevation extremes: lowest point: Kanchan Kalan 70 m highest point: Mount Everest 8,848 m
Natural resources: quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, small deposits of lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore
Land use: arable land: 16.07% permanent crops: 0.85%
other: 83.08% (2005)
Natural hazards: severe thunderstorms, flooding, landslides, drought, and famine depending on the timing, intensity, and duration of the summer monsoons
Environment-international agreements: party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change- Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea,Ozone Layer Protection, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94,Wetlandssigned, but not ratified:Marine Life Conservation
Geography - note: landlocked; strategic location between China and India; contains eight of world's 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga - the world'stallest and third tallest - on the borders with China and India respective
Population: 28,901,790 (July 2007 est.)
Country name: conventional long and short form: Nepal local long and short form: Nepal
geographic coordinates: 27 43 N, 85 19 E
time difference: UTC+5.75 (10.75 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Administrative divisions: 14 zones (anchal, singular and plural); Bagmati, Bheri, Dhawalagiri,Gandaki, Janakpur, Karnali, Kosi, Lumbini, Mahakali, Mechi, Narayani, Rapti,Sagarmatha, Seti


Fact about Nepal

over 8000meters mountain in nepal
Mt.Everest-8848,
Mt.kanchenjunga-8586
,Mt.Lhotse-8516,
Mt.Makalu-8463,
Mt.choyyou-8201,
Dhaulagiri-8167,
Mt.Manasalu-8163,
Mt.Annapurna-8091

World famous things in Nepal
heighest Places: Mt. Everest
Heighest Places hotel:Everest view
Heighest places lake: Tilicho lake
Deepest george: Kaligandaki George
Only recorded Bird:Spiny Babbler

And many more.............
Famous cities in Nepal
Buddha born city: Lumbini
Temple city: Kathmandu
Romantic city: Pokhara
World heritage city:Chitwan


related site

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/np.html

http://www.nepalhomepage.com/dir/general

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/country_profiles/1166502.stm/country_profiles/1166502.stm

http://edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/04/27/nepal.future/index.html

www.nepalgov.gov.np/

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