Nepal Rachel McClaran

The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is located in Southern Asia and has a population of 26.4 million people. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest city.

Nepal's flag is the only non-quadrilateral flag in the world. The red symbolized the country's flower, the rhododendron and the blue is considered the color of peace.

Kathmandu is the country's capital city and it's absolute location is 27.7172° N, 85.3240° E

Nepal is a landlocked country located in Southern Asia and is bordered by China and India.

The Himalayas and their foothills make up the geography of northern Nepal. There are many rivers here and the biggest is the Koshi, the deepest is the Narayani and the longest is the Karnali. Most of the rivers in Nepal rise from mountains.

The middle hills of Nepal are home to about 45% of the country's population and provide a very good habitat for wildlife.

The southern region of Nepal is called the Tarai Region and it is characterized by tall grasslands, scrub savannah, sal forests and clay rich swamps.

Nepal is in Southern Asia and it's people speak Nepali. Most citizens of the democratic government of Nepal are practicing Hindus.

  • Nepal was split into 3 kingdoms until the 18th century.
  • During the Shah Dynasty, Nepal was reunited.
  • Nepal fought for democracy throughout the 20th century.
  • In 2008, there were elections and the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal was formed.
  • In 2015, there were deadly protests over the new constitution.

Transportation is difficult in Nepal as roads are not well maintain. Travel by public busses is common, but slow.

There is internet service in Nepal, but many families must access computers through internet cafes.

The Nepal economy is primarily agricultural. The most common crops are rice and wheat.

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