NEPAL


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Emblem

Territory
147,181 km2 (93rd)

Capital
Kathmandu

Language
Nepali-Maithili-Bhojpuri-English

Motto
'Mother and Motherland are Greater than Heaven'

National Flower
Rhododendron (Rhododendron)

National Animal
Danphe (Lophophorus impejanus)

National Animal
Cow (Bos taurus indicus)

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Nepal Flag

Nepal, authoritatively the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked nation in South Asia. It is found predominantly in the Himalayas yet additionally incorporates portions of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It fringes China in the north and India in the south, east, and west while Bangladesh is situated inside just 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is isolated from it by the Indian province of Sikkim. Nepal has an assorted topography, including fruitful fields, subalpine forested slopes, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the most elevated point on Earth. Kathmandu is the country's capital and biggest city. Nepal is a multiethnic country with Nepali as the official language. The name "Nepal" is first recorded in writings from the Vedic time of the Indian subcontinent, the period in old India when Hinduism was established, the transcendent religion of the nation. Amidst the main thousand years BCE, Gautama Buddha, the organizer of Buddhism, was conceived in Lumbini in southern Nepal. Portions of northern Nepal were interlaced with the way of life of Tibet. The midway found Kathmandu Valley is interwoven with the way of life of Indo-Aryans, and was the seat of the prosperous Newar alliance known as Nepal Mandala. The Himalayan part of the old Silk Road was overwhelmed by the valley's dealers. The cosmopolitan locale created unmistakable customary craftsmanship and design. By the eighteenth century, the Gorkha Kingdom accomplished the unification of Nepal. The Shah administration built up the Kingdom of Nepal and later framed a coalition with the British Empire, under its Rajput Rana tradition of premiers. The nation was never colonized however filled in as a cushion state between Imperial China and British India. Parliamentary majority rule government was presented in 1951, yet was twice suspended by Nepalese rulers, in 1960 and 2005. The Nepalese Civil War during the 1990s and mid 2000s brought about the decree of a common republic in 2008, finishing the world's last Hindu government.


Emblem


Nepal Emblem

Territory


Nepal Map

147,181 km2 (93rd)


Capital


Nepal Capital

Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital city and biggest city of Nepal with a populace of 1.5 million in the city legitimate, and 5 million in its more extensive urban agglomeration over the Kathmandu Valley, which incorporates the towns of Lalitpur, Kirtipur, Madhyapur Thimi, Bhaktapur and the districts crosswise over Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is additionally the biggest city in the Himalayan slope area. Nepali is the most spoken language in the city, while English is broadly comprehended. The city remains at a rise of roughly 1,400 meters (4,600 feet) above ocean level in the bowl-molded Kathmandu Valley of focal Nepal. The valley is truly named as "Nepal Mandala" and has been the home of Newar culture, a cosmopolitan urban civilisation in the Himalayan lower regions. The city was the imperial capital of the Kingdom of Nepal and hosts castles, manors and patio nurseries of the Nepalese nobility. Kathmandu is and has been for a long time the focal point of Nepal's history, craftsmanship, culture and economy. It includes a multiethnic populace inside a Hindu and Buddhist dominant part. It is additionally the home of the Newars. Religious and social celebrations structure a noteworthy piece of the lives of individuals dwelling in Kathmandu.


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Nepal Languague

Nepali-Maithili-Bhojpuri-English



Motto


Nepal Motto

'Mother and Motherland are Greater than Heaven'



National Flower


Nepal National Flower

Rhododendron (Rhododendron)

Rhododendron is a class of 1,024 types of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found for the most part in Asia, despite the fact that it is likewise far reaching all through the good countries of the Appalachian Mountains of North America. It is the national blossom of Nepal just as the state bloom of West Virginia and Washington. Most species have splendidly shaded blossoms which sprout from pre-spring through to late-spring. Rhododendron is a sort of bushes and little to (once in a while) expansive trees, the littlest species developing to 10– 100 cm (4– 40 in) tall, and the biggest, R. protistum var. giganteum, answered to 30 m (100 ft) tall. The leaves are spirally masterminded; leaf size can extend from 1– 2 cm (0.4– 0.8 in) to more than 50 cm (20 in), extraordinarily 100 cm (40 in) in R. sinogrande. They might be either evergreen or deciduous. In certain species, the undersides of the leaves are secured with scales (lepidote) or hairs (indumentum). Probably the best realized species are noted for their numerous bunches of huge roses. There are high species with little blossoms and little leaves, and tropical species, for example, area Vireya that frequently develop as epiphytes.


National Animal


Nepal National Animal

Danphe (Lophophorus impejanus)

The Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus), otherwise called the Impeyan monal and Impeyan fowl, is a winged animal in the bird family, Phasianidae. It is the national flying creature of Nepal, where it is known as the danphe. It is a generally substantial measured fowl. The fledgling is around 70 centimeters in length. The male weighs as much as 2380 grams and the female 2150. The grown-up male has diverse plumage all through, while the female, as in other birds, is increasingly stifled in shading. Remarkable highlights in the male incorporate a long, metallic green peak, coppery feathers on the back and neck, and a conspicuous white backside that is most noticeable when the flying creature is in flight. The tail feathers of the male are consistently rufous, getting to be darker towards the tips, while the lower tail coverts of females are white, banned with dark and red. The female has a noticeable white fix on the throat and a white strip on the tail. The principal year male and the adolescent look like the female, however the main year male is bigger and the adolescent is less unmistakably stamped.


National Animal


Nepal National Animal

Cow (Bos taurus indicus)

A zebu (Bos primigenius indicus or Bos indicus or Bos taurus indicus), some of the time known as indicine cattle or bumped cattle, is a species or subspecies of household cattle originating in South Asia. Zebu are characterized by a fatty protuberance on their shoulders, a large dewlap, and some of the time hanging ears. They are all around adapted to withstanding high temperatures, and are farmed all through the tropical nations, both as unadulterated zebu and as half and halves with taurine cattle, the other main sort of household cattle. Zebu are utilized as draft and riding animals, dairy cattle, and hamburger cattle, as well as for results, for example, stows away and compost for fuel and manure. The logical name of zebu cattle was originally Bos indicus, yet they are presently more normally classified inside the species Bos taurus as B. t. indicus, together with taurine cattle (B. t. taurus) and the wiped out ancestor of them two, the aurochs (B. t. primigenius). Zebu have bumps on the shoulders, large dewlaps, and sagging ears. Compared to taurine cattle, zebus are all around adapted to the hot, dry condition of the tropics. Adaptations incorporate resistance to dry season and tolerance of extraordinary heat and daylight.


Demonym(s)

Nepalese

Population

28,982,771
(2016 estimate)

Currency

Nepalese rupee (NPR)

Time Zone

UTC+05:45 (NST)

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