Nepal is a land-locked country bordered by India and the Tibetan region of China, and is particularly known for its spectacular Himalayan region, with eight out of fourteen tallest mountains of the world, that occupies approximately a third of its area. Some key facts
of Nepal are as following.
Area 147,181.00 sq. k.m.
Population 25,000,000
Per Capita Rate USD 225.00
Literacy Rate 35 %
Religion Hinduism 86.2%, Buddhism 7.8%, Islam 3.8%
Main Occupations Farming
Life Expectancy 59 Years
Language Nepali - official language. Spoken by 90% of the population. About a dozen other languages and about 30 major dialects.


Human DevelopmentIndex(HDI) Ranking 142nd of 173 countries(2005)
 
 
 

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