Nepal at a Glance

Nepal at a Glance

Being the land of mountains with the highest peak on earth, Mt Everest, we attract thousands of mountain and nature lovers to the country. The country’s climatic versatility and topographical differentiation has made this region rich in natural resources. Nepal has also gained its importance as a holy place as it is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, where hordes of disciples, saints, famed travelers, researchers and peace loving people visit from every nook and corner of the globe. It is actually the blend of nature and culture that mesmerize the visitors visiting Nepal.
 
Area : 147,181 sq. km
Geography : Situated between China in the north and India in the south.
Capital : Kathmandu
Population : 26 Million
Language : Nepali is the national language. However travel-trade people understand and speak English as well.
People : Nepal has more than 100 ethnic groups and 92 spoken languages.
Currency : Nepalese Rupee (approximately US$ 1 equals Rs.96 as of March 2014)
Political System : Federal Democratic Republic.
Religion : Nepal is a secular state with predominance of Buddhist & Hindu population.

Climate : Nepal has four major seasons, namely,
                (1) Winter: December-February,
                (2) Spring: March - May,
                (3) Summer: June - August
                (4) Autumn: September - November