a quick look at the geographical, political, economic, demographic and
national details of Nepal. The factual details are an overview to the small
Located between two Asian giants, China and India, Nepal traditionally has
been characterized as 'a yam caught between two rocks'. The country is
famous for the majestic Himalayas and astonishing geographic beauty that
includes pristine forests, crystal clear lakes, towering peaks and ancient
||Nepal is a landlocked country situated in South Asia, between China
in North and India in South
||147,181 sq km.
- Arable: 17%
- Irrigated: 8,500 sq sm.
||Cool summers and severe winters in north to sub-tropical summers
and mild winters in south
||GMT + 5 hours 45 minutes
The Nepalese are traditionally very patriotic people. They have great
respect for their nation and the national symbols like national flag,
national anthem, national flower etc.
|Nepal Country Code
||Danphe Monal Pheasant Lophophorus ImSpeyanus
||Shri mân gumbhira nepâli prachanda pratâpi
bhupati Shri pânch sarkâr mahârâjâdhirâjako
sadâ rahos unnatti Rakhun chirâyu eeshale prajâ
phailiyos pukâraun jaya premale
Hâmi nepâli sârâle.
||May glory crown you, courageous Sovereign,
You, the gallant Nepalese,
Shri Panch Maharajadhiraja, our glorious ruler,
May he live for many years to come
And may the number of his subjects increase.
Let every Nepalese sing this with joy.
||24,546,861 (2003 Census)
- Male : 115,63,921
- Female : 115,87,502
- Male : 58.84 yrs
- Female : 57.35 yrs
||Hindu: 80.62%, Budhist: 10.74%, Muslim: 4.20%, Others: 4.44%
||103,48,472 (53.74%), Male 62,42,975 (68.51%), Female 41,05,470
Though Nepal has witnessed great political instabilities in the recent
past, the country has a strong base of parliamentary democracy &
||Parliamentary Democracy & Constitutional Monarchy.
|Head of State
|Head of Government
||House of Representative(lower house)-205 members National Assembly
(upper house)-60 members.
||Supreme Court, Appellate Court: 11, District court: 75
||Development region: 5, Zone: 14, District: 75
Nepal is a developing country. The major industries in Nepal are tourism,
handicraft, agriculture and water resources.
||Agriculture: 40%, Industry: 22%, Services: 37%
|GDP Real Growth Rate
|Average Inflation Rate
|Per Capita Income
||$ 240 (Rs 17,718) for (2000-2001), $236 (Rs 18,083) estimate
|Unit of Currency
||Agriculture: 81%, Industry: 3%, Service: 11%, Other: 5%.