If you’re lucky enough to be moving to the Himalayas or you have friends or family that live on the shores of the Ganges, take a look at these 22 interesting facts about Nepal and impress the locals with your extensive knowledge!
Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia.
It is bordered by China to the north and India to the east, south and west.
To land yourself in the mystical beauty of the Himalayas or the broad plains of the Ganges, head for the coordinates 26.5333° N, 86.7333°
Flag of Nepal
The terrain here features the stunning flat river plains of the Ganges in the south; the centre of the country is hilly, whilst the north boasts the rugged Himalayan mountains!
The total land area of Nepal is 56,827 square miles (147,181 square kilometres)…
The capital is Kathmandu; it covers an area of 19 square miles (50 square kilometres) and had a population of 1,183,000 in 2015.
The Nepalese enjoy subtropical summers and mild winters in the south, whilst the north of the country experiences cool summers and severe winters!
Nepal boasts the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest.
In fact, Nepal is home to 8 of the world’s highest mountain peaks!
It’s possible to witness a plethora of wildlife in Nepal, including the Asiatic Rhino, Sloth Bear, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Crocodile, Sambar Deer, Leopards, Tigers and over 800 species of birdlife!
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
The official languages of Nepal are Nepali and English, although a total of 123 languages are spoken in this majestic country!