The history of Nepal
Facts about Nepal
Nepal is an ancient country that has a rich geography. With the Himalayas as a backdrop, it presents an idyllic image.
Below are a few facts about this rich country.
The capital of Nepal, and also the largest city, is Kathmandu. The population from 2010 was 29.8 million. Despite the fact that it is one of the world's poorest countries, as it struggles to combat the legacy of a 10-year Maoist insurrection, it remains a popular country the sees millions of tourists each year.
A map of Nepal will show that the north of the country is a mountainous region which consists of eight of the world's ten tallest mountains. One of Nepal's mountains also includes Mount Everest which in Nepali is called Sagarmatha.
For those who want to see Nepal images of the country will find that a quick search on Google will show Nepal and its landmarks with the many photos online.
A map of Bhutan will illustrate that Nepal and Bhutan are neighbouring countries. However, the two have been at odds with one another since the 1990s over the repatriation of thousands of Bhutanese refugees with Nepalese descent who fled the violence that was prevalent in Bhutan at that time.
According to the UN, the life expectancy for men in Nepal is 67 years while women are expected to live to 69 years of old.
A landlocked country
To better understand where Nepal is situated, the map of India and China will provide insight into this. Nepal is a landlocked country that is situated in the middle of these two countries and as a result of the proximity, the major religions in Nepal are Buddhism and Hinduism.
Maps of Nepal
With the availability of the internet, it is now possible to view maps of countries such as Nepal for free. By doing so, the viewer can see what the Nepalese flag looks like, where Mount Everest on the map is, and where the country is situated.
Google maps will produced a detailed Himalaya map of Nepal, listing the capital and other major cities of interest.
These maps provide the ideal base for your research on what is a country that has a cultural background stemmed in centuries of history.
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