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Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitude variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60 meters above sea level to the highest point on earth, the Mount Everest at 8,848 meters, all within a distance of 150 kilometres resulting in climatic conditions from sub-tropical to artic. This wild variation fosters an incredible variety of ecosystems, the greatest mountain range on earth, thick tropical jungles teeming with a wealth of wildlife, thundering rivers, forested hills and frozen valleys.
Within this spectacular geography is also one of the richest cultural landscapes. The country has ethnic groups and sub-groups who speak over 93 languages and dialects.
Nepal offers an astonishing diversity of sightseeing attractions and adventure opportunities found nowhere else on earth. And you can join in the numerous annual festivals that are celebrated throughout the year in traditional style highlighting the enduring customs and beliefs.
Living cultural Museum
Country of Mount Everest
Land of non-stop festivals – a prosperous cultural heritage
Nepal has total land Area of 56,827 sq. miles (147,181sq. kilometers). It is 95th largest nation in the World
Nepal is landlocked country, situated in Asian Continent -South Asia .Total land Borders-2926 km (1818miles), Land border with India -1690 km (1050 miles). Land Border with China -1236 km (768miles) Nepal can be divided based on altitude. Himalayan Region-15 % Total land covered having 90 peaks more than7000m & 8 peaks more than 8000m including Mount Everest 8,848mHilly Region – 68 % of Total Land covered the hills and mountains in the central part of Nepal.Altitude varies from 610 to 4,877 meters in this region.Terai Region- 17 % of Total Land covered the flat land of the country it is the main source of food grain to the people of Nepal .There are three major River systems, Gandaki , Koshi&Karnali River in Nepal .
27Million ( 2011Cencus)People
Nepal has 2 major facial groups, IndoAryan (flat face with long nose) &TibetoBurman( Mongoloid faced with short Nose. There are more than 101 ethnic groups speaking 92 different languages.Major Groups are Chhetri , Brahmin ,Newar,Magar , Sherpa , Tamang , Gurung , RaiLimbu , Tharu , Madhese& etc.
Nepali is official Language. English is spoken by most of the people in the tourist Areas.
Nepalese Rupee (Approximately US$ 1 = Rs100 as of July 2015).