Nepal at Glance

FACT SHEET

Area 147,181 Sq. Km.
Location Situated between China in the North and India in the South, east and west.
Capital Kathmandu
Population 25.8 million
People Nepal has more than 123 ethnic groups and 100 spoken languages.
Language Nepali is national language
Religion Nepal is secular state with a pre-dominance of Hindu and Buddhist population
Political system Federal democratic republic
Time zone UTC (+ 5:45)  – Nepal Standard Time
Currency NPR (Nepalese Rupee)
Electricity 220 Volt.
Calling code + 977
Internet code .np
Climate Nepal has four major season:
1.       Winter – December – February
2.       Spring – Marche – May
3.       Summer – June – August
4.       Autumn – September – November

 

Nepal – occupying only 0.1% of the earth – is home to:

  • 2% of all the flowering plants in the world.
  • 8% of the world’s population of birds (more than 848 species).
  • 4% of mammals on earth.
  • 11 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species).
  • 600 indigenous plant families.
  • 319 species of exotic orchids.

 

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Nepal is in the autumn and spring season.  Good weather with comfortable temperatures.

The best way to experience Nepal’s matchless blend of natural beauty and cultural richness is to walk through and across the geo-cultural space, which will be an experience for a lifetime.