Wedged between two Asian giants: China and India, Nepal is the legendry mountain kingdom of Himalayas. Nepal is popular among world community as the country of Mount Everest and the birthplace of Gautama Buddha. Nepal is bestowed by the nature with incredible diversity in topography resulting in a wide range of flora and fauna. Visiting Nepal will provide you the lifetime experience.
Nepal at a Glance:
Political system: Democratic Republic of Nepal
Area: 147,181 square kilometers
Geographical Location: Borders with Tibet in the North and India in the East, West and South respectively
Language: Nepali is the national language of Nepal. Educated people can understand and speak English as well
Religion: Secular State. Though, there is a harmonious blending of Hinduism, Buddhism, Christian and Islam.
Altitude: Varies from 65 meters to 8848 meters.
Population: About 25 million
Time: 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of GMT and 15 minutes ahead of Indian Standard Time.
Currency: Nepalese Rupee (NRs.)
Calling Code: +977
Weekend: Saturday is considered to be the official holiday in Nepal.