About Nepal

Nepal is kingdom of high Himalayan mountains, artistic monuments, exotic wildlife and diverse cultures. It is the land where Lord Buddha was born over 2,500 years ago. Roughly rectangular in shape, the Kingdom of Nepal is hub between China to the north and India to the south. The land extends approximately 885 km east to west, and 193km north to south. Nepal is primarily an agricultural country. Tourism, carpets and garments are the major industries.

The terrain rises from the Terai, the southern plains covered with tropical jungles and fertile farmland at almost sea level, to the high himalaya mountains in the north with valleys and lush hills in between within a distance of less than 200km. Eight of the 10 highest peaks in the world lie in Nepal

Geographical Location
A Landlocked sovereign kingdom basseted by the China to the North and by the India on its other borders with the north latitudes - 26 22to 30 27 and east longitude 80 4 to 88 12. The length of the kingdom is 885 km. east - west, and it berth varies from 145 to 241 km. north - south.

Nepal offers an astonishing topographical variation with the attitude ranging from 70 meters. The country can be divided into three main geographical regions:
(a) Himalayan region
(b) Mountain / Mid Hill Valleys Region
(c) Terai Region

Nepal has almost 22 million people composed of a variety of race and tribes, speaking different language and dialects.

Nepali is the official language and English is understood and spoken by majority of people in Kathmandu valley and other major cities.

Nepal contains a variety of climatic conditions ranging from the tropical heat of the Terai plains to the freezing cold of the high Himalaya. The mid-hills, particularly the Kathmandu Valley, are pleasant with warm summers and cool winters. Temperatures range between a maximum of 37 and a minimum of 8 degrees Celsius in the plains, 28 and 2 degrees Celsius in the kathmandu valley, and between 6 and 16 degrees Celsius in the mountains. The rainy season lasts from June to August.

Nepal provides shelter to over 30 species of large wild animals and approximately 180 species of mammals. The rhinoceros, tiger, crocodile, show leopard, red panda, Himalayan black bear and many other beasts are found in Nepal's jungles, Nepal is a also a heaven for birds,and over 800 species, representing approximately 10% of the world's population ,are found here. There are more than 650 species of butterflies and 6000 species of moths.

Some rememberable facts about the Nepal

  • The land of Gorkha's
  • Country of Mt. Everest
  • Nepal have 2% of all the flowring plants in the world.
  • 319 species of exotice orchids.
  • 11 of the word's 15 families of butterflies.
  • 8% of the world's populations of birds.
  • White water rafting.
  • Wonderful Jungle Safari.
  • World's exciting game Elephant polo.