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Nepal

Nepal Most known in Nepal is of course the highest mountain, Mt.Everest, but for many other reasons, it has been a tourist paradise for many years. Other than climbing Mount Everest,or seeing the other mountains and valleys, you can visit Katmandu with the Durbar Square, the historical seat with the most amazing temples and palaces to explore or other cities with just as beautiful sights.

Area: 147.220 Km²
Population: 25.284.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 172 pop/Km²

System of government: Costitutional monarchy
Capital: Kathmandu (535.000 pop.)
Major cities: Lalitpur 190.000 pop., Biratnagar 132.000 pop., Bhadgaon 100.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Indonepalese and Indian 73%, Oldnepalese 26%, Tibetan 1%
Border countries: China NORTH, India SOUTH and WEST

Principal mountains: Everest 8850 m, Kanchenjunga 8598 m, Lhotse 8516 m, Makalu 8463 m, Cho Oyu 8201 m, Dhaulagiri 8172 m, Manaslu 8156 m, Annapurna 8091 m
Principal rivers: Kosi 350 Km (nepalese tract, total 720 Km)
Principal lakes: Phewa, Rara
Principal islands: -
Climate: Himalayan - temperate

Language: Nepali (official), English
Religion: Hindu 90%, Buddhist 7%, Muslim 3%
Currency: Nepalese Rupee (NPR)

Fixed public holidays: 11/1, 29/1, 19/2, 8/3, 15/12, 29/12
Dialling code: 00977
GMT: +5.45

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