Nepal is beautiful landlocked country. With land form ranging flat land Terai to high Himalayas, Nepal has various geographical features. You can know a lot about Nepal both online as well as in various types of media.
Nepal is often considered third world nation due to the slow pace of development and various other development indexes. Nepal has total area of 147,181 sq km. Nepal has population above 23 millions. Nepal also has huge cultural diversity with people following different beliefs and values.
Nepal is in Southern Asia, between China and India. It covers total area of 143,351 sq km and its boundary is 2,926 km long in total, bordered by China 1,236 km and India 1,690 km.
Nepal is divided into 7 states and 75 districts and 744 local units including 4 metropolises, 13 sub-metropolises, 246 municipal councils and 481 villages. It is the 93rd largest country by area with a total population of about 26.4 millions.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. Nepal is popularly known for its natural beauty and it has its own cultures in the world. Nepali is the national language of Nepal. People practice several religion with Hinduism and Buddhism having the largest population. Nepali religions and beliefs have logical reason.
Nepali is the national language of Nepal and Kathmandu is the capital city. Biratnagar, Nepalgunj, Pokhara, Dharan are some major cities. Nepal is rich in natural resources and also ranks second in terms of water resources.
Nepal has high potential for hydroelectricity but Nepal still struggles in electricity production and Nepalese are struggling with load shedding. Being a poor nation in regards to other developed nations, Nepal has been struggling for its identity time and often so, a lot of efforts have been made to introduce the whole world about Nepal. Learn the 7 Reasons Why Nepal is not Developed.
You can find tons of information about Nepal over the internet. Thousands of websites are available that will give you outlook on what Nepal is and what are the various significant things about Nepal.
Nepal has different castes too like Brahmins, Chhetris, Newars, Tharus, Maithilis and they are primarily based on various parts of the nation. Nepal is actually divided into 4 groups in regards to the identity. Brahmin, Chhetri, Vaishnav and Sudras.
Those 4 groups showed different professions of people. In earlier years, there were hierarchy and powers and privileges were handed over accordingly. But with time, people have become liberal and there has also been feeling of equity despite of Nepal being very much dependent over cultural values.
Nepal is rich in foods as well as cultures. There are more significant features to know about Nepal. Nepal has been a sovereign nation till the date. Before a decade, Nepal was a kingdom. Huge percentage of income of Nepal is via remittance.
Nepal is also dependent over its fertile land. Agriculture is the primary profession of Nepalese. In an overall view, Nepal is paradise for every man on this Earth with numbers of heritages also being listed in the World Heritage List by UNESCO.
Map of Nepal
There are lots of things to talk about Nepal. The map of Nepal is shown in the photo.
Map of Pokhara
Map of Kathmandu
Map of Bhaktapur
Best facts about Nepal
Nepal is beautiful country best described for its natural beauty and historical significance. With lots of heritages also listed by UNESCO in the World Heritage List, thousands of tourists both domestic as well as international visit Nepal. Nepal covers less than a percentage of the land in Asia but still stands tall and sovereign.
The symbol of peace, Gautam Buddha was born here. Similarly, Nepal is also proud in being nation of tallest mountain Mount Everest. It is also land of mountains with majority of the highest peaks being here. Everything we mention about Nepal just appears not enough.
Nepal is diverse nation with different land forms, ethnicity, cultures but still there is sense of unity in diversity. Nepal stands proud of not being invaded by any foreign force till the day. It is also the land of gods and goddesses.
Kathmandu is also believed to be the city where there are more temples than homes. There are lots of romantic dating spots in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Nepalese follow and celebrate large number of festivals throughout the year and each of them has its own significance.
Various castes and cultures also have their own important days but the entire nation respect and get involved during their celebrations. There are lots of specialties about Nepal.
The most beautiful country in the world.
Nepal is paradise of everyone wishing to live peaceful life. There are feuds at times but still it stands as nation considered safe and sound for living. Living cost is very affordable here and with lots of natural resources available, Nepal is rich with food too.
Nepalese have no limits with foods and we prefer consuming every type of food. These are just some basic information about Nepal. If you are looking to know more about Nepal, there is lots of information available over the internet too. Similarly, you shall also be able to find about Nepal in brochures, books as well as logs.
With Nepali being the national language, people here speak lots of other languages too. Kathmandu, Birgunj, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Dharan are some of the major cities. Nepal is respected and loved by every nation around the globe. Nepal is also best known for being the land of brave Gurkha’s.
Nepal has got highest mountain in the world i.e. Mount Everest as well has 8 out of 14 highest mountains. Beside this in a span of 100 km going from South to North at any part of Nepal you can experience hot tropical climate to bone chilling Artic type weather.
Nepal is the only country with attitudinal variation that ranges from 70 meters to 8848 meters. There are many others things to boast like lake at highest altitude i.e. tilicho lake , the deepest gorges in kaligandaki , the highest valley in the earth Arun Valley, tallest grassland in the world in chitwan and many other things. And mainly, it is one of the four season destination.
Nepal is called as one of the Amazon of Asia. There are many hidden treasure of its rich biodiversity which is not yet fully explored as many new species could be discovered from Nepal. There are more than 360 species of Orchid which constitutes over 2% of the world’s orchids. It has 8 % of the total species of birds found in the world.
As there is one bird which is found only in Nepal that is Spinny babbler. As it has comprises 6% of the world’s rhododendron species which is also known as national flower. There are 5980 species of flowering plan out of which 250 species are only found in Nepal.
Some of the wild honeybees are also found. 650 species of butterfly are also found and many other different species of items are found.
Nepal Culture, lifestyle and pride
Nepal is the birth place of Gautam Buddha who is also known as light of Asia. It has different world heritage sites, where as Kathmandu has 7 world heritage Cultural sites. It is only the country with no rectangular shaped flag as it has two triangular shaped flag stacked with blue border. Nepal flag was in Ferry in Cyprus.
Cow is known as sacred in Nepal as it is also national animal. There is a culture of worshiping cow as goddess laxmi by hindu people. Nepal has the only living goddess in the world called “Kumari”.
“Namaste” or “Namaskar” joining two palms and bending their neck is Nepalese culture of respect. This is also one of the culture of Nepalese people. Nepal has over 80 ethnic groups and 123 Languages i.e. (Mother Tongue).
Nepali Khana Alu Jira
Learn how to cook Nepali khana. Nepali khana is loved by tourist. Who come to visit Nepal. Thamel area are famous for Nepali khana. Now, you can prepare yourself Nepali khana and enjoy your taste. Nepali khana healthy and full with nutrition.
Nepali Khana Alu Jira cooking method
Time will take 20-25 minute. 3-4 persons can be satisfied with this snacks.
Ingredients Alu Jira
These are ingredients items needed prepare Alu Jira healty nepali khana recipe.
- Boiled potatoes 500 gm
- Jeera seeds ½ tsp
- Butler 1 tsp
- Salt To taste
- Chili powder As required
- Turmeric powder As required
- Zeera powder ½ tsp
- Garam masala ½ tsp
- Ginger, garlic (paste) 1 tsp
- Onion (chopped) 60 gm
- Tomatoes 60 gm
- Green chilly 2-3 pieces
- Coriander (chopped) 2 tsp
Alu jira preparing method
- Cut boiled potatoes into long jardinière shape.
- chop onion and tomatoes.Heat butter in a pan.
- Add zeera seeds in the hot butter and fry it.
- After it turns black in color, and onion chopped and fry it.
- After onion turns golden brown color, fry cut potato.
- After turmeric powder along with zeera powder, garam masala, ginger, garlic paste, chili powder and stir it.
- After 3-4 minutes, add tomatoes, fresh green coriander leaves and salt.
- Add little amount of water if necessary.
Old gadgets of Nepal
Technology has a big step changes within short time frame introducing lots of new gadgets. There are few old gadgets which you still remember and you might have kept it safely for future remembrance. This makes us to remember about Nepal.
How many of you remember this old camera? You may still find it on your cupboard or old suitcase. It used to work with a roll of film which used to cost 120 rupees with thirty two negatives.
I still have this type of television in my home for a memory. It has been around 12 years, i have kept this television in my store room for a long term memory. It was a black and white television having a Nepal Television as a channel. I hope you still remember your first TV at your home.
image source: stereo2go.com
We can still see this type of radio on villages of Nepal. We used to have this type of radio at home during our childhood. I still remember, I used to record my voice in a tape and listen it again and again. Although these type of radios have been ancient one, we can still find somewhere hanging on a nail wearing a radio with a cotton cloth.
You might have played brick game on your childhood. Nowadays, we can not find this on market. It used to run with two batteries. You might still remember seeing a photo.
Photos Showing Deep Nationality to Nepal
We love our country, we respect our motherland where we born and where we lived. We are going to share some photos showing deep nationality feelings towards motherland “Nepal”. Nepal is a beautiful kingdom where several multicultural, multilingual people live happily, co-operating with each other. There are more things to know about Nepal.
Nepal Ama (Nepal mother)
We usually say Nepal is a mother. This photo is designed with lots of creativity. I was staring for few minutes seeing this photo where a mother is carrying Nepal on her womb. This photo gathers lots of emotional feelings on Nepal.
Man carrying Big National Flag on Basantapur Durbar Square
Although, I do not know his name, he is usually seen during evening time at Basantapur Durbar Square. He carry a big National flag on his hand and he let interested people nearby to take a photo with flag. Many people hang around him for taking photos with a big flag of Nepal. He does not take money and he never ask for money. He seems very happy doing this job. He regularly be there at Basantapur Durbar Square with smiley face every evening.
Heart Touching Design signifying love towards to Nepal on Tourist Bus
You might not have noticed a beautiful design on Open Heart tourist bus. Usually Openheart bus service serves tourist passengers from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu. The design on the bus signifies the beautiful Nepali flag.
Along with it, Gautam Buddha image has been placed on the design of bus. In my view, Mount Everest image is still missing on it. It would be perfect if Mount Everest image was there. Nepal is known as a country of Everest and birthplace of Buddha worldwide.
World’s Largest Human National Flag Nepal
Image source: Times FM 90.6 MHz
With a 35 thousands people, a largest human flag of Nepal was made and which was even one of the Guinness World Record. Nepal has a full form of Never End Peace and Love.
Nepal FIFA Ranking
FIFA ranking of Nepal is 161 now.