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Location: Between India & China ( the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China)
Area: 147,181 Sq. Kms.
Longitude: 80° 4′ and 88° 12′ East.
Capital: Kathmandu
People: Over 40 Ethnic Groups & 70 Spoken Languages.
Political-System: Multiparty Democracy with Constitutional Monarch.
Topography: From the world’s deepest gorge ‘Kali-Gandaki’ to highest point on earth ‘The Everest’ 8, 848Mt.
Vegetation: Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine deserts.
Weather: Climate ranges from Tropical in the low lands to Arctic in higher altitudes.
Seasons: Winter (December-February), Summer (March-May), Monsoon (June-Aug), Autumn (Sept-Nov)
Monsoon : Mostly rains at night, making the following days crispy clean and fresh. Most of the northern belt of the Trans-Himalayan zone is rain-shadowed and ideal for trekking.
National Bird: Impean Pheasant (Danfe).
National Flower: Rhododendron Arboreum (Lali Gurans).
One of the few countries in the world where Seven World Heritage Sites are situated within 20 kms. of radius.
National Bird: Impean Pheasant (Danfe).
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National Flower: Rhododendron Arboreum (Lali Gurans).
One of the few countries in the world where Seven World Heritage Sites are situated within 20 kms. of radius.
Endangered Species: Tiger, Rhino, Snow – leopard, Red panda, Brown bear, Assamese macaque, Gangetic dolphin, Wolf, Wild elephant , Giant horn-bill, Swamp deer, Wild yak, Tibetan antelope, Black buck, Four horned antelope, Musk deer, Pigmy hog, Haspid hare, Pangolin, Gharial, Indian bustard, Saras crane, Impean pheasant, Python.
Wildlife: One horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, Snow-leopard, Clouded-leopard, Red panda, Blue-sheep, Long snouted fish eating Gharial, wild elephant , buffaloes, bisons, blue bull, brown bear, leopard, crocodiles and many varieties of cat, dog, deer and antelope families and 840 different species of wet-land, migratory and residential birds.
A Living Cultural Heritage: Our heritage is alive and dynamic. Shamanism, Pan-animism & Witch-craft are still practiced in remote regions.
Temples, shrines, monuments and monasteries are extremely active with devotees burning butter-lamps, singing hymns, chiming temple bells and playing drums.