Official Name: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Area: 147, 181 sq km
Geography: Landlocked; Tibet in the North and India in East, West and South; Highest point Mt. Everest 8848m and lowest Kechana 60m above sea level.
Capital: Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal; remarked as a “city of temples” in the world.
Latitude and Longitude
26´12´ and 30´27´ North and 80 degree 4´ and 88 degree 12´ East
Political: Multiparty System of Democracy
Over 67 Ethnic Groups and 70 Spoken Languages. Hinduism and Buddhism are major religions.
Population: 23.1 million (according to the census of 2001)
Vegetation Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine Deserts in the Himalaya.
Climate: Climate ranges from sub-tropical in the low lands to Arctic higher altitudes. Nepal has four seasons namely; winter (December - February) spring (March – May) Monsoon (June - August), autumn (September - November). Spring and autumn are recommended season for trekking and tours.