About Nepal

About Nepal

The official name of the country is: Nepal Federated Democratic Republic

Dimensions: 147, 181 sq. km

Landlocked; Tibet in the north and India in the south; highest point Mt. Everest 8848 m and lowest Keshena 60m above sea level.

Nepal’s capital: Kathmandu has been described as a “city of temples” around the world.

Coordinates of latitude and longitude

At 26.12 degrees north and 30.27 degrees east, and at 80.04 degrees east and 88.12 degrees east

Politics: a multiparty democracy

Among the people/religions:

A total of 67 ethnic groups and 70 languages are spoken here. The major religions are Hinduism and Buddhism.

Inhabitants: 23, 1 million (according to the 2001 census.

Nepal has some of the most diverse vegetation in the world, ranging from sub-tropical rain forests to Alpine deserts in the Himalayas.

Climate in Nepal

Nepal has a subtropical climate in the lowlands and an arctic climate at higher elevations. There are four seasons in Nepal, namely winter December – February, spring March-May, monsoon June – August, and autumn September – November). Spring and autumn are recommended seasons for trekking and tours.

About Nepal