Nepal is situated between China to the north and India to the east, south, and west with an area of 147181 square kilometers. It’s a rich country regarding its diversity due to its bizarre geographical status and attitudinal variation: from the highest peak (Mt. Everest 8848m) on the earth to steamy jungles. Nepal has 3.32 million people of many different tribes linked by a rich cultural and religious heritage. Nepal is also known as the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and its natural beauty is a paradise for adventure tourism. The country has been chosen as one of the 10th best destinations for a wild and wonderful holiday according to the BBC Online opinion poll.
Nepal at а glance
- Area: 147,181 sq. km
- Geography: Situated between China in the north and India in South
- Capital: Kathmandu
- Population: 3.32 million (according to the census of 2011)
Language: Nepali is the national language. However, travel-trade people understand and speak English as well as several other International languages.
Currency: Nepalese Rupee (approximately US$ 1 equals Rs. 100.75 as of February 2018)
Political system: The Federal Democracy Republic
People/Religion: Nepal had more than 61 ethnics group and 92 spoken languages and declared as a secular country. But, there is a proportional mixture of Hinduism and Buddhism. We have still Islam and Christianity in the nation.
Climate: There are four seasons, namely
(1) winter: Dec-Feb
(2) Spring: Mar-May
(3) Summer: June-August
(4) Autumn: Sept-Nov, however, it саn visit whole year round. So, Nepal is for all seasons.
What to wear: Lightweight clothing is recommendable for May through October but warm garments required in October-March. Either an umbrella or a Raincoat is most for the rainy season.
Office hours: Sunday to Friday 10AM to 5:00PM (summer), Sunday to Friday 10AM to 4:00PM (winter), Friday 10AM to 3:00PM
Administrative Division: Though Nepal is a federal republic and divided into seven federal states.