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Nepal is known as the "Himalayan Kingdom" and is located between two great countries, India and China. Nepal bounded on the north by the peaks of the highest White Mountains on Earth, the Himalayas and in the south enriched by the beautifully terraced and incredibly green and Nepal Map,Nepal Travels informatiomflat Terai region. The Mountain nation is popularly known in the world as a hidden Shangri-La of nature, culture and adventure. Being rich in bio-diversity and ecosystems, the country has the greatest mountain ranges on earth, thick tropical jungles teeming with a wealth of flora and fauna, thundering rivers, forested hills and frozen valleys. In the countryside the way of life is still traditional and nature is at its best. High mountains and lush valleys are ideal places for trekking and mountaineering. Flora and fauna invite nature lovers for a rendezvous with them. Its rich traditions of art and culture preserve the medieval splendour and architectural values.

Nepal at Glance

LOCATION: It borders with the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China in the North and India in the East, South and West respectively.

AREA: 147,181 sq. kilometers.

ALTITUDE: Varies from 70 meters to 8848 meters.

CAPITAL: Kathmandu.

POPULATION: 1,84,91,097

LANGUAGE: Nepali is the national language of Nepal. Educated people understand and speak English as well.

TIME: Nepal Time is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT and 15 minutes ahead of Indian standard time.