Government, Economy, Geography, and Culture


Nepal has many geograhical features. Some landforms include tarai or flat river plain of the Ganges in the south, central hill region, and rugged Himalayas in the  north part of the country. Some of the many natural resources found in Nepal include quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, small deposits of lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore. There are also many natural disasters like severe thunderstorms; flooding; landslides; drought and famine depending on the timing, intensity, and duration of the summer monsoons. Nepal has a different climate depending on where you are in the country the north has cool summers and severe winters, and the south has subtropical summers and mild winters.


Nepal has a very interesting government. Nepal's judicial branch includes all the coutrs in the country. Nepal's government type is a federal democratic republic style of government. The leaders of the executive branch in Neal President Ram Baran YADAV and Prime Minister Baburam BHATTARAI.  The legislative branch in Nepal is called the Constituent Assembly. The constitution of Nepal was adopted on January 15, 2007. At 18 years of age everybody in Nepal is legally allowed to vote.


Nepal's nationality is called Neapli. The main ethnic ethnic groups for Nepal are Chhettri,  Brahman-Hill, Magar, Tharu, Tamang, Newar, Muslim, Kami, and Yadav. There are many languages in Nepal like Nepali, Maithali , Bhojpuri, Tharu, Tamang, Newar, Magar, and Awadhi.Some of the main religions in Nepal are Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, and Kirant.  


Nepal's economy is very interesting just like they're government.  The GPD per capita for Nepal is $1,300 (in 2012). Some of the agriculture products that come form Nepal arepulses, rice, corn, wheat, sugarcane, jute, root crops; milk, water buffalo meat. some of Nepal's industries are tourism, carpets, textiles; small rice, jute, sugar, and oilseed mills; cigarettes, cement and brick production. Nepal's import partners include India and China. Nepal's export partners include India, U.S., and Germany. The percent of the labor force that is argriculture/industry/service is 100%. Nepal's currency is called the Rupee.


I used many resources for this project1.) CIA World Factbook