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Nepal Flag


The Nepal flag came into being on December 16, 1962. The Nepal flag is the only national flag which is not rectangular or square in shape.

Nepal Flag

Flag of Nepal


Flags of Neighboring Countries
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India Flag
China Flag
China Flag

It comprises of a sun and a moon which had previously human faces but the images were removed when the flag was modernized in 1962.

It is being said that the national flag of Nepal anticipates, that the nation will last as long as the sun and moon is there on earth.

The blue border on the flag of Nepal signifies peace, red stands for the color of rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal. The curved moon is symbolic of the royal house and the sun represents the Rana dynasty.

Official Name: Nepal Adhirajya

Capital: Katmandu

Location: Central Himalayas Nepal has borders with India to the southeast and west and China to the north.

Area: 147,181 sq km

Official Languages: Nepali

National Flag: two triangular parts of red, with a blue border all round bearing symbols of the moon and the sun in white.

Flag Ratio: 3:4

National Anthem: Ras Triya Gaan May Glory Crown Our IIIustrious Sovereign (1924)



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