Glimpse of Nepal

Nepal MapNepal is one of the really beautiful countries on the world. It lies bet Chin in the North and India in the south. Nepal is only the Hindu Kingdom on the world. But diversity of peous people, religions, different cultural, life style etc.  Nepal is richest country in the world in terms of bio- diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitudinal variation.

Area: 147,181 sq. km (56,827 sq miles)

Climate: sub-tropical in low lands to arctics in higher altitudes

Location: Latitude: 2612' to 3027' North Longitude: 804’ to 8812' East 2% of all the flowering plants in the world 8% of the world’s population of birds (more than 848 species) 4% of Mammals on earth 11 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species) 600 indigenous plant families 319 species of exotic orchids

Population: 23 million (approx.)

People: More than 103 ethnic groups and 93 spoken languages

Capital city: Kathmandu

Time: GMT +5.45

Language: Nepali is the official language. Other languages spoken include Maithili and Bhojpuri. English is also spoken business and travel people only.

Visas: Visas are required by all except nationals of India. Seek advice before traveling.

National Bird: Impean Pheasant (Danfe).

National Flower: Rhododendron Arboretum (Lali Gurans).

Currency: Nepalese Rupee

Travelers Cheques: Travelers are advised to take travelers cheques in Pound Sterling or US Dollars. Seek advice before traveling.

Climate: Sub-tropical in low lands to arctics in higher altitudes