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Culture

Customs and tradition varies from one part of Nepal to another. The capital city Kathmandu is regarded as the country's cultural metropolis since the unification of Nepal in the 18th century. Religion is considered as the prominent factors of Nepali's everyday life. The festivals the year round adds color to the lives of Nepalis which they celebrate with much pomp and joy. Food plays vital role for the celebration of ...

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Geography

Nepal is a land-locked country located in South Asia between China in the north and India in the south, east and west. The total land area of Nepal is 147,181 sq.km. The geographical coordinates are 28°00′N 84°00′E. Nepal measures about 800 kms (497mi) along its Himalayan axis by 150 to 250 kms ( 93 to 155 mi) across and is vertically intersected by the river system. Nepal is divided into ...

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Plants

Nepal posses 2.80 percent of plant species that are found globally. According to the record of 2006, Nepal has 6,391 flowering plant species, representing 1,590 genera and 231 families. Nepal’s share of flowering plant species is 2.76 percent of the global total compared to earlier records of 2.36 percent. Nepal’s share of pteriodophytes is 5.15 percent compared to earlier records of 4.45 percent. There are 2,532 species of vascular plants ...

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Climate of Nepal

With the variation of the geographical features, climatic conditions of Nepal varies from one to another. In the north summers are cool and winters are severe. Summers are tropical in the south and winters are mild. Nepal has five seasons namely: Spring, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn and Winter. The summer temperatures exceed 37° C in the Terai and even higher in some areas. Similarly, winter temperatures range from 7°C to 23°C ...

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People

According to the recent survey done by the central Bureau of Statistics Nepal, the population of Nepal is recorded about 26.62 million. The population comprises of about a 101 ethnic groups speaking over 92 languages. With the help of customary layout of the population, the distinction in caste and ethnicity is noticed as there are numerous dialects. Nepali serves as the lingua franca and it is also the official and ...

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Wildlife

Wildlife of Nepal is officially classified into two main categories namely: common and protected. Leopard, spotted deer, Himalayan tahr, blue sheep etc lies in the common category. These are usually seen in the wild. 26 Mammals, 9 birds and 3 reptiles are the protected species. These rare animals are restricted to their prime habitat. During the autumn and springs they can be seen in the specific protected areas. For a ...

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