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Nepal Facts & Figures

NepalHave a quick look at the geographical, political, economic, demographic and national details of Nepal. The factual details are an overview to the small mountain Kingdom.

Geographical
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 valley cities.

Location Nepal is a landlocked country situated in South Asia, between China in North and India in South
Area 147,181 sq km.
Boundary 2,926 km.
Land
  • Arable: 17%
  • Irrigated: 8,500 sq sm.
Climate Cool summers and severe winters in north to sub-tropical summers and mild winters in south
Time GMT + 5 hours 45 minutes


National
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 +977
Internet Domain .np
Flower Rhododendron
Bird Danphe Monal Pheasant Lophophorus ImSpeyanus
Colour Crimson-red (Simrik)
National Anthem 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.
English Translation 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.


Population
Total 24,546,861 (2003 Census)
Growth Rate 2.24%
Structure
  • Male : 115,63,921
  • Female : 115,87,502
Life Expectancy
  • Male : 58.84 yrs
  • Female : 57.35 yrs
Religion Hindu: 80.62%, Budhist: 10.74%, Muslim: 4.20%, Others: 4.44%
Literacy 103,48,472 (53.74%), Male 62,42,975 (68.51%), Female 41,05,470 (42.49%)


Political
Though Nepal has witnessed great political instabilities in the recent past, the country has a strong base of parliamentary democracy & constitutional monarchy.

Form Parliamentary Democracy & Constitutional Monarchy.
Head of State King
Head of Government Prime Minister
Legislative House of Representative(lower house)-205 members National Assembly (upper house)-60 members.
Judiciary Supreme Court, Appellate Court: 11, District court: 75
Administrative Division Development region: 5, Zone: 14, District: 75
Capital Kathmandu


Economy
Nepal is a developing country. The major industries in Nepal are tourism, handicraft, agriculture and water resources.

GDP Composition Agriculture: 40%, Industry: 22%, Services: 37%
GDP Real Growth Rate 4.9% (2000-2001)
Average Inflation Rate 2.1% (2000-2001)
Per Capita Income $ 240 (Rs 17,718) for (2000-2001), $236 (Rs 18,083) estimate for(2001-2002)
Unit of Currency Rupee
Labour Force Agriculture: 81%, Industry: 3%, Service: 11%, Other: 5%.
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