Nepal, blessed with a unique geography and latitude, boasts extraordinary natural beauty. With its towering Himalayas, deep valleys, fertile Terai plains, lush hills, rivers, lakes, and diverse climates, Nepal is a land of extremes. The country's elevation ranges from 60m to the world's highest point, Mount Everest at 8,848m, all within a mere 150km distance. This results in a remarkable variety of ecosystems, from dense forests to frozen valleys. Amidst this dramatic landscape lies a tapestry of cultures, including 101 ethnic groups with over 92 languages spoken. Nepal is home to around 23.1 million people living in Himalayan villages, each with their own way of life. The best way to experience Nepal's nature and culture is by exploring these villages on foot. Within its compact span of 1,425km length and 310km width, Nepal nurtures incredible biodiversity. This diverse environment is home to stunning birds, majestic tigers, elephants, rhinos, snow leopards, and even the elusive Himalayan Panda, alongside a rich variety of plants. The country is inhabited by more than 61 ethnic groups, known for their warm hospitality and the iconic greeting, Namaste.
FACT OF NEPAL
Location : Southern Asia, between China (North) and India (South, East, West)
Latitude : 26°22’ N – 80°27’ N'
Longitude : 80°4’ E – 88°12’ E’
Total Area : 147,181 sq. km
Lenth : Appx. 885 km
Width : Appx. 193 km
Total Land : Appx. 143,351 sq. Km
Total Water : Appx. 3,830 sq. Km
Lowest Point : 60m above the sea level (Kanchan Kalan)
Highest Point : 8,845m above the sea level (Mt. Everest)
Arable Land : 16.7%
Permanent Crops : 0.85%
Other : 83.08%