What is Nepal?

  • (noun): A small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China.
    Synonyms: Kingdom of Nepal


Nepal (नेपाल) (i/nɛˈpɔːl/ ne-PAWL Nepali: नेपाल ), officially the Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. With an area of 147,181 square kilometres (56,827 sq mi) and a population of approximately 27 million (and 2 million absentee workers living abroad), Nepal is the world's 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. It is located in the Himalayas and bordered to the north by the People's Republic of China, and to the south, east, and west by the Republic of India. Specifically, the Indian states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, and Sikkim border Nepal, while across the Himalayas lies the Tibetan Autonomous Region. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest metropolis.

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Nepal - Culture
... the Newar community also celebrates its New Year as per their local calendar Nepal Sambat ... Most houses in rural lowland of Nepal are made up of a tight bamboo framework and walls of a mud and cow-dung mix ... Nepal's flag is the only national flag in the world that is not rectangular in shape ...
Institute Of Medicine, Nepal - Optometry
... There are no independent optometry colleges in Nepal ... of Optometrists (NAO) is the regulating body of Optometrists in Nepal as there is no separate optometry-council yet ...
Outline Of Nepal - Health in Nepal
... Health care in Nepal Institute of Medicine, Nepal CIWEC Travel medicine clinic, Kathmandu Manipal Teaching Hospital ...
Outline Of Nepal - Economy and Infrastructure of Nepal - Companies of Nepal
... Companies of Nepal Nepal Derivative Exchange Limited Laxmi Bank Limited Himalayan Bank Limited Nabil Bank Nepal Bank Limited Nepal Investment Bank Limited Nepal Rastra Bank ... COSELI See also Airlines of Nepal ...
Outline Of Nepal - Education in Nepal
... Education in Nepal Kathmandu University Pokhara University Tribhuvan University Purbanchal University Institute of Medicine, Nepal ...