Nepal at a Glance:-
Official Name: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Area: 147,516 sq km
Geography: Landlocked; Tibet in the North and India in East, West, and South; Highest point Mt. Everest 8849m and lowest Kechana 60m above sea level.
Capital City: Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal; also, known as the “city of temples” in the world.
Latitude and Longitude
26´12´ and 30´27´ North and 80 degrees 4´ and 88 degrees 12´ East
Political: Multiparty System of Democracy(Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (UML), CPN(Maoist-Centre), CPN(Unified Socialist), PSP-N, Loktantrik Samajwadi Party, Nepal, and People’s Progressive Party.)
68 years for men and 70 years for women
More than 67 Ethnic Groups and 70 Spoken Languages. Religions found in Nepal are Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Kirat, Christianity, Prakriti, Bon, Jainism, Bahai, and Sikhism. Whereas, Hinduism and Buddhism are in majority.
Population: 29.2 million (according to the census of 2078)
Vegetation Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain forests to Alpine Deserts in the Himalayas.
The climate of Nepal can be classified into four different types:
- September – November is considered as autumn season.
- December – February is considered as winter season.
- March-May is considered as spring season.
- June – August is considered as summer season.
Note: Spring and autumn are the best seasons for trekking and tours.
Currency/ Foreign currency exchange
The currency of Nepal is the Nepali Rupees. The Nepali rupee comes in the denominations of NRs.1, NRs. 2, NRs.5, NRs.10, NRs.20, NRs.50, NRs.100, NRs.500, and NRs.1000. For NRs.1 and NRs. 2, coins come in use more frequently than notes.
You can exchange your currency for Nepalese rupees at the counter at the airport. You can also exchange it through banks or other authorized foreign exchange counters in Nepal. For reference to the exchange rate, you can visit the website of Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of Nepal.
1NRs = 100 paisa
Nepal exports carpets, clothing garments, leather goods, jute goods, and other handmade items.
Telephone/ Postal code
Source of Foreign Currency
Tourism, Remittance, Grants, Exports, and soon.