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KNOW NEPAL

 

Nepal is a beautiful Himalayan Kingdom which lies between China & India. Tourists from all over the world frequently visit Nepal for many reasons. Besides its natural beauty, mountaineering, trekking, rafting, wildlife safari, bird watching, mountain biking etc are some of the major attractions.

 

Location

Between India & the Tibetan

Autonomous Region of the

People’s Republic of China.

 

Area

147,181 Sq. Kms.

 

Latitude

26 deg 12’ and 30 deg 27’ North.

 

Longitude

80 deg 4’and 88 deg 12’ East.

 

Capital

Kathmandu.

 

People

40 Ethnic Groups & 70 Spoken languages.

 

Topography

From the world’s deepest gorge ‘Kali-Gandaki’ to highest point on earth ‘The Everest’.

 

Vegetation

As per the size of the country, Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine deserts.

 

Weather

Climate ranges from Tropical in the low lands to Arctic in higher altitudes.

 

Seasons

Winter (December-February), Summer (March-May), Monsoon (June-August), Autumn (September-November).

 

Monsoon

Mostly rains at night, making the following days crispy clean and fresh. Most of the northern belt of the Trans-Himalayan zone is rain-shadowed and ideal for trekking.

 

National Bird:

Impean Pheasant (Danfe)

 

National Flower:

Rhododendron - Arboreum (Lali Gurans)

 

World Heritage Sites (Cultural)