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  Nepal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nepal is of roughly rectangular shape, 650 km wide and 200 km broad, with an area of 147,181 km².
Nepal's legislature is bicameral constituting of a House of Representatives and a National Council.
Nepal has a rich tradition of ceremonies, such as nwaran (the christening of a child), and the Pasni, the day a child is first fed rice, and bratabandha (the penance ceremony) and gupha for prepubescent boys and girls, respectively.
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 Geography of Nepal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nepal is a landlocked country, surrounded by India on three sides and by China's Xizang Autonomous Region (Tibet) to the north.
Nepal is almost totally dependent on India for transit facilities and access to the sea--that is, the Bay of Bengal--even for most of the goods coming from China.
Nepal commonly is divided into three broad physiographic areas: the Mountain Region, the Hill Region, and the Tarai Region.
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 AMAA Network Consultant, Inc.
Nepal, a sovereign independent Kingdom, lies between 80.4' and 88.12' east longitude and 26.22' and 30.27' north latitude.
Modern Nepal is an amalgamation of a number of principalities which had independent entities in the past.
Nepal is one of the founder members of South Asian association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) of which third summit was held in held in Kathmandu in November 1987.
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 Background Notes Archive - South Asia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
HISTORY Modern Nepal was created in the latter half of the 18th century when Prithvi Narayan Shah, the ruler of the small principality of Gorkha, formed a unified country from a number of independent hill states.
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS Nepal is a constitutional monarchy with a democratic, parliamentary form of government that is multiethnic, multilingual, Hindu, and retains the king in the role of head of state.
Nepal's judiciary is legally separate from the executive and legislative branches and has increasingly shown the will to be independent of political influence.
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 Nepal Topics, Nepal History, Nepal Geography, Nepal People, Nepal Langu age, Nepal Culture, Nepal Visa & passport, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nepal- a country with a long historical tradition is an amalgamation of a number of medieval principalities.
Nepal is one of the founder members of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation SAARC of the third summit of which was held in Kathmandu in Nov. 1987.
Nepal, a sovereign independent Kingdom is bounded on the North by the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of the China to the East, to the south and West by India.
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 Nepal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Lord Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal circa 563 BC and the Emperor Aśoka ruled over a vast empire including North India and southern Terai region of present day Nepal (though the hilly and mountainous regions were not a part of Aśoka's Empire) in the 1st century BC.
The major languages of Nepal (percent spoken as mother tongue) are Nepali (49%), Maithili (12%), Bhojpuri (8%), Tharu (6%), Tamang (5%), Newari/Nepal Bhasa (4%), Magar (3%), Awadhi (2%), Bantawa (2%), Limbu (1%), and Bajjika (1%).
Nepal, constitutionally a Hindu kingdom with long-standing legal provisions prohibiting discrimination against other religions and proselytization, is the only official Hindu country in the world.
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 Nepal- Climate of nepal, Geography of nepal, people of nepal, nepal history, nepal culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nepal - a country of amazing extremes, is the home of the world's highest mountains, historic cities and the forested plains where the lordly tigers and the great one- horned rhinoceros trundle at ease.
Nepal-a country with a long historic tradition is an amalgamation of a number of medieval principalities.
Nepal is one of the founder members of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation SAARC of which the third summit was held in Kathmandu in November 1987.
www.nepal-tours.com /geninfo.htm   (591 words)

 Gateway Nepal (P) Ltd. :  Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The kingdom of Nepal lies between 80º 4' and 88º 12' east longitude and 26º 22' north latitude.
And three are many different ethnic groups in Nepal living in different part of the country with their own unique cultures, languages and religions.
These groups are originally from the west Nepal and now inhabit the most of all the parts of the country.Tamangs live outside the rim of the Kathmandu valley.
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 Nepal (08/05)
Perched on the southern slopes of the Himalayan Mountains, the Kingdom of Nepal is as ethnically diverse as its terrain of fertile plains, broad valleys, and the highest mountain peaks in the world.
According to the constitution, Nepal is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary form of government that is multiethnic, multilingual, Hindu, and retains the king in the role of head of state.
Nepal participates in a number of UN specialized agencies and is a member of the World Trade Organization, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Colombo Plan, and the Asian Development Bank.
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 Asia Times Online - The best news coverage from South Asia
Officials in Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not have much to say about the visit, which, they conceded, was being planned and supervised by a select group of high-placed palace functionaries.
Nepal could then in effect be placed under Pakistan-style rule - dominated by the royal army that has traditionally been under the king's supreme command.
Geography requires Nepal to have friendly relations with both India and China, particularly with India, with which it shares a 1,800-plus-kilometer porous border.
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 Geography of NEPAL
Nepal is a landlocked country in the southern slops of the Himalayan mountain ranges between 26
The area covered by Nepal is o.3% of Asia and about 0.03% of the world.
Nepal has border with India to the east, south, and west and with China to the north.
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 tour operator for nepal,Nepal travel,Nepal tours,Nepal trekking,Nepal history,Nepal geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nepal extends about 885 km from east to west and up to 241 km from north to south, covering an area of 147,818 square kilometers, as Swiss and Austria together.
The Terai, downland in the south of Nepal is part of the Ganga plains, once densely forested with subtropical climate.
Nepal is a country of ancient civilization which can be traced thousand of years before the birth of Christ (B.C.).
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 Nepal Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nepal, a country that was accustomed to autocracy, introduced a democratic political system and a constitution was finally approved in 1959.
Among the earliest inhabitants of Nepal were the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley and aboriginal Tharus in the southern Terai region.
Nepal is among the poorest and least developed countries in the world with nearly half of its population living below the poverty line.
www.faculty.fairfield.edu /faculty/hodgson/Courses/so191/Projects2/JessicaD/NepalProject.html   (2080 words)

 Nepal Trailblazer Trekking & Travel: Nepal history, people of Nepal, Nepal population, Nepal religion, Nepal culture & ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nepal is well said as a country of great beauty and visual varieties with the altitude of 70m above the sea level in the south and about 8848m height of Mt. Everest in the north.
Nepal is famous in the world for its natural beauty, shining mountains, green valley and beautiful green places with terraced farmlands and hilly foot trails and the forests full of rare wild lives including the lordly tiger, one- horn rhinoceros.
Nepal has a population more than two crore made of different faces and tribes, living in different regions wearing different costumes and speaking different languages and dialects.
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 Holiday in Nepal, Nepal Geography, geography of Nepal, geography & climate Nepal
Nepal is a landlocked country situated within the Latitude of 26°20'N to 30°26'N and longitude of 80°03'E to 88°15'E between the Asian Giants India and China.
She occupies 147,181sq.km of the surface of the Earth and is rectangular in shape carrying long history of her origin.
Himalayan Region: This is the most attractive region of Nepal which covers 15% of the whole land and is decorated with the snow capped mountains for all season where the head of the world situated along with other numbers of mountains over 6000 m..
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  Geography-Nepal,Holiday in Nepal.
This is the region with the reflection of Nepal's reality of being the kingdom in Himalaya along with the Nepalese life.
Nepal has the sub-tropical climate.But the climatic conditions vary considerably form place to place.
To be so the country has the varied altitude like from less than 100m.upto more than 8000m.and the slope and the direction of the mountains also affect the climate.
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 Nepal tour information,Nepal tours,Geographical Information of Nepal, Information about Nepal, General Information of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain forests to Alpine deserts.
Nepal is situated in the central region of the Greater Himalaya and it contains more of the worlds highest mountains than any other country.
The Kingdom of Nepal lies along the central section of the Greater Himalaya, bordered by Tibet to the north and India to the east, south and west.
www.nectravels.com /nepal/geographical_information.htm   (451 words)

 Nepal is a primarily Hindu country bordering the Autonomous Region of Tibet of the People’s Republic of China in the ...
Nepal is a primarily Hindu country bordering the Autonomous Region of Tibet of the People’s Republic of China in the North and India in the east, south and west respectively.
Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the Light of Asia.
Physical geography can limit the materials out of which houses are built, the transportation of non-indigenous materials, the size of the structure and how much space is allotted both inside and out to various activities.
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The geography of Nepal is blessed with a number of small and large rivers.
Nepal's population in 1991 was 18.4 million with a growth rate of 2.1 percent per annum.
Nepal's commitment to the principles and Charter of the United Nations is unflinching and total.
asnic.utexas.edu /asnic/countries/nepal/nepalfacts.html   (6915 words)

 Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Some of Nepal’s major cities are Patan (59,100) Biratnagar (93,544) Birgani (10,800) Bhaktapur (84, 250) Pokhara (46, 642) and nepalanj (15, 800).
Nepal has three main rivers, in the east there is Koshi, in the center there is Gandaki and in the West there is Karnali.
In Katmandu the summers rarely exceed 90 degrees F, and the winters are mild with an average temperature of 65 degrees.
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 1Up Travel : Nepal Geography and Facts
Current issues in the country of Nepal are the almost total dependence on wood for fuel and cutting down trees to expand agricultural land without replanting has resulted in widespread deforestation, soil erosion, water pollution.
The Tarai (or Terai)--a flat, fertile river plain along Nepal's border with India--covers the rest of the country.
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and its largest city.
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Nepal is a small, landlocked country, situated between Tibet (China) to its north, and India to its east, west and south.
Nepal is topographically divided into three regions: the Himalaya to the north, the middle hills consisting of the Mahabharat range and the Churia Hills, and the Terai to the south.
The Terai is the southern part of Nepal and is an extension of the Gangetic plains of India.
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 tourist information nepal, language in nepal, religion in nepal, climate in nepal, histoy of nepal, geography of nepal.
Nepal the land of the highest peaks of the Himalayas and the Mt Everest, the kingdom of Nepal is a land of mystical attraction.
The population of Nepal is approximately 18 million, and people of different races living in different regions, with diverse culture, languages and dialects live here.
Nepal lies quite far south in Latitude, the weather is warmer and winter is much milder at lower elevations.
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 Opinion   (Spotlight Weekly)
All those involved in the economic development of Nepal agree that the poverty, backwardness and under-development of our country to a great extent have resulted from our country being landlocked.
Nepal had shown keen interest since 1967 to develop inland waterway through India that would provide a seaport outlet for our country.
But Nepal never got an affirmative nod from India The year 1997 was, however, a turning point.
www.nepalnews.com.np /contents/englishweekly/spotlight/2004/mar/mar05/opinion.htm   (1942 words)

 Geography Books on Nepal, Tibet, Himalayas & India
The Kingdom of Nepal, four times the size of Switzerland, is situated on the southern slopes of the Himalayas, the mountain range from which the highest summits in the world reach up into the sky.
This book introduced Nepal to the outside world, both in text and in unmatched pictures of never-before-seen peoples and their landscapes.
Not only did Hagen introduce the country to the outside world, it was also the first work to provide the leaders and administrators of the newly awakened country --that is, the Nepalis themselves -- with a holistic look at the geography and population of Nepal.
www.pilgrimsbooks.com /geography.html   (932 words)

 Introduction To Nepal - Geography
It is located between India in the south and China in the north.
Nepal is topographically divided into three regions : the Himalaya to the north, the hills consisting of the Mahabharat range and the Churia Hills, and the Terai to the south.
Some of Nepal's most beautiful animal and plant life are also found here.
www.sitanepal.com /introgeo.php   (402 words)

 Scoop: Kamala Sarup: India-Nepal Relations and Maoists
Even relations between India and Nepal are close yet fraught with difficulties stemming from geography, economics, the problems inherent in big power-small power relations, and common ethnic and linguistic identities that overlap the two countries' borders.
Nepal had signed agreements with China such as the Treaty of Peace and Friendship in 1960, road construction project from Kathmandu to Kodari (1961) and resolving the boundary issue between the two countries (1961) coinciding with strained Sino- India relations.
Nepal has been fighting violence as well as other types of social violence for over 10 years, but it is not an easy problem to solve.
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 AllRefer.com - Nepal : Economy (Nepal And Bhutan Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Livestock raising is second to farming in Nepal's economy; oxen predominate in the lower valleys, yaks in the higher, and sheep, goats, and poultry are plentiful everywhere.
Significant quantities of mica and small deposits of ochre, copper, iron, lignite, and cobalt are found in the hills of Nepal.
Hydropower is the main source of electricity in Nepal, and there are plans to further develop the potential of the nation's rivers.
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 NEPAL, my motherland - GEOGRAPHY (animals) - dEEVIO
The forested areas of the Tarai are the home of tigers and leopards, gaurs (wild ox), occasional elephants and buffalo, and many deer; the deer include chital, or axis, deer (which have white-spotted bodies), sambar (a large Asiatic deer with coarse hair on the throat and strong antlers), and swamp deer.
The Lesser Rapti Valley, in south-central Nepal, is one of the last homes of the great Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis).
Much poaching has gone on, as the horn of the rhinoceros is reputed to be valuable as an aphrodisiac, but in the 1960s the Nepal government organized protective measures.
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 Nepal, Nepal Geography, Nepal History, Nepal Climate, Nepal People, Nepal Religion, Nepal Visa Procedures, Trekking In ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nepal carries long history of civilization, culture, tradition, politics and heritage.
The rule of the Mallas was followed by rule of the Shahs from Gorkha of which the foundation was laid by Prithivi Narayan Shah in 1768 AD with his energetic work of Unification of this country lying in the lap of the mighty Himalayas.
It had been a tough task as the people were divided not only politically but the main factor behind such diversity was the ethnicity, culture, tradition, heritage and way of life.
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