Nepal is a landlocked sovereign state, situated between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of India in South Asia.
Nepal is a country in South Asia, situated between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of India. Nepal has a total population of about 26,500,000. The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu, which is also its largest metropolis with a population of about one million. Nepal covers an area of about 147,181 square kilometers (56,827 square miles), and is entirely landlocked.
The northern border of Nepal is situated along the Himalayan Mountains, with some of the highest mountain peaks in the world. Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world, looms 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) high near the Chinese border in Nepal. Other major geographic regions in Nepal are the hill country, with the Mahabharat Range, and the Terai plains.
Nepal is divided into fourteen administrative zones, and seventy-five districts. The zones are divided into geographic development regions: Eastern Region (Purwanchal), Central Region (Madhyamanchal), Western Region (Pashchimanchal), Mid-Western Region (Madhya Pashchimanchal), and Far-Western Region (Sudur Pashchimanchal).
Last Updated On : March 25, 2013
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Men's Individual Gymnastic
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|September 23, 2014 08:34 AM|
Squash men singles
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|September 23, 2014 07:10 AM|
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|September 23, 2014 06:29 AM|
10 m Air Rifle
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|September 23, 2014 05:10 AM|
Indonesia named host of 2018 Asian Games
Indonesia was formally named the host country for the 2018 Asian Games. Indonesia's National Olympic Committee said Saturday that events would be held in the capital of Jakarta, along with the regions of South Sumatra and West Java.
|September 21, 2014 04:52 AM|
The official flag of Nepal is non-quadrilateral in shape and has a border of blue color. It comprises of two single red color pennons , with emblems of sun-and-crescent and a sun.
Major Religion?Hinduism (81.3%) ??Buddhism (9.0%) ??Islam (4.4%) ??Yumaism (3.0%) ??Christianity (1.4%) ??Other (0.9%)
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Prime MinisterSushil Koirala
Currencyepalese rupee (NPR) - 'N'
GDP$41.22billion 2012 estimate
Time ZoneNPT (UTC+5:45)