Nepal borders with the People’s Republic of China in the north and India in the south respectively.
Area : 147,181 sq. kms
Altitude : 70-8848 meters
Capital : Kathmandu
Nepali is the national language of Nepal. Educated people understand and speak English and Urdu as well.
Nepal time is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT and 15 minutes ahead of Indian standard time.
Nepal has four major seasons, namely:
Winter : December to February
Spring : March to May
Summer : June to August
Autumn : September to November
Nepal can be visited whole year around.
Population and Religion
Nepalese people are mainly divided into two distinct groups Indo-Aryans and the Mongoloids. Kathmandu Valley is the spiritual and cultural meeting point of all these groups. Nepal is a Hindu kingdom. Hindu temples and Buddhist shrines are scattered all over the kingdom. Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the light of Asia.
There is a complex blending of Hinduism and Buddhism in Nepal. Nepalese people depict the character of all necessity character that one should possess in offering service.
Sincerity, faithfulness and reliability are the inborn instincts that give the prominent introduction about the Nepalese people. Gurkhas are the distinct instance of faith for Nepalese manpower abroad.