Where is Nepal located at World Map ?
Nepal is located in between China and India. It runs in the northwest-southeast direction, stretching about 850km from west to east, 200 km from north to south. At the foot of the Himalayas, Nepal is home to eight of the world's ten highest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest one in the world.
Capital City: Kathmandu (1400m or 4600ft), with a population of around 1.003 million
Seven Federal Provinces: According to schedule 4 of the new Constitution, Nepal is divided into 7 provinces and 75 districts. They are simply called as Province No.1 to No.7.
Total Area: 147,181 square kilometers, the world's 94th largest country
Religious Belief: Hinduism (81.3%), Buddhism (9%), Islam (4.4%), Kirant (3%), Christianity (1.4%), Animism (0.4%), Irreligion (0.5%)
Geography: northern mountain region including Mt. Everest, the world's highest mountain, central hill region, southern lowland plains
Language: Nepali (official language) and English
Currency: Nepalese Rupee (NPR)
Time Zone: Nepal Standard Time (UTC +05:45)
Emergency Call: 100 for police,101 for fire,102 for medical
Bordering Countries: India and China
Economy: Services (48.5%), Agriculture (36.1%) and Industry (15.4%)
Ethnic Groups: Tharu people, Limbu people, Lama people, Sherpa, etc.
Staple Food: Dal Bhat Tarkari (the boiled rice is served with a lentil soup and curried vegetables), Momo (Tibetan-style dumplings with Nepali spices), etc.
Wildlife: Asia elephant, Asiatic black bear, Bengal tiger, Indian rhinoceros, Himalayan marmot, Gharial, Eurasian lynx, Indian fox, Tibetan fox, etc.
Mineral Deposits: Iron, Copper, Lead, Zinc, etc.