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Nepal is a country which lies between two giant countries India and China. Nepal has been blessed with the youngest and highest mountain on earth also known as the Himalayas. Nepal boast of having eight of the fourteen 8k meters mountains, the highest mountain in the world Mt. Everest 8848 meters is also in Nepal.
Nepal is rich in culture. We have around 125 ethnic tribes living in Nepal and each ethnic tribe has its own traditions, customs and culture.
This multi-dimensional heritage combines the verities of Nepal's ethnic, tribal, and social groups, and it manifests in music and dance, art and craft, languages and literature, festivals and celebrations, foods and drinks.
With the diversity in altitude ranging from the Terai region to the Himalayan range. The landscape also varies from the lowland agricultural area, deserts to the high altitude mountain range. Each of the landscape having its own beauty.
Facts about Nepal
- Population: 30.5 million (UN, 2014)
- Capital: Kathmandu
- Area: 147,181 sq km (56,827 sq miles)
- Major language: Nepali
- Major religions: Hinduism & Buddhism
- Monetary unit: 1 Nepalese rupee = 100 paisa
- Main exports: Carpets, clothing, leather goods, jute goods, grain
- GNI per capita: US $560 (World Bank, 2010)