By: Blythe Geiman

Basic Facts

  • Population: 31,551,305.
  • Capital of Nepal: Kathmandu.
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister K. P Sharma Oli.
  • Head of State: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari.
  • Type of Government: Federal Parliamentary Republic.
  • Language of Nepal: The top three languages are Nepali, Maithali, and Bhojpuri.

Sports and entertainment

Sports in Nepal

In Nepal, a lot of people don't have time to experience fun recreational activities. So most of the time, while woman and children are working in the fields, they do little things like singing songs to make work fun. But then again, a lot of people do play sports. The three most popular sports in Nepal are Soccer, football, and cricket. Other sports people enjoy in Nepal is volleyball and badminton. Some football clubs in Nepal are The Nepal Police Cub, Three Star Club, New Road Team, and the Nepal Army Club. Usually if people aren't playing a club or professional sport, they use things like socks and bicycle parts for supplies for the game because they don't have it. While a lot of people play football, soccer, and cricket, the national sport in Nepal is called Kabbadi. In this game you try to wrestle someone while not getting tagged. it is a big professional sport in Nepal. Another big sport is called Dandi Biyo. This game is similar to baseball, but instead of using a ball you use a bat to try and hit a stick to run bases.

Entertainment In Nepal

In Nepal, family vacations are really uncommon. So they do little fun things at home that make up for it. There are a lot of festivals that everyone go to every year. There's a lot of singing and dancing at these festivals. Singing and dancing are big things that people do for fun in Nepal. In big cities, Movie theaters are very common and a lot of families go to see new movies every day. In the summer, a lot of people go to public swimming pools and fly kites.

Geography in Nepal

Nepal is about half the size of Iowa, and roughly the whole size of Italy. It is also a landlocked country surrounded by Tibet, and China.

Nepal's major rivers are the Kosi(In the east), The Narayani(In Central Nepal), and the Karnali(In the West). These three major rivers in Nepal eventually feed into the Ganges River in India. The Indian Ocean bring monsoons to the Sub-Himalayan regions between June and September, which gives Nepal a lot of rain.

In Nepal, the large middle section is often called the hill region. It has forested hills, several complex mountain ranges, and flat valleys. To the South lies the Terai. Those are the subtropical jungles that form the Northern Rim of the gigantic plain. In the North are the Himalayan Mountains, that reach some of the highest peaks in the world. Eight Mountains are over 26,000 ft, including Mt. Everest at 29,029 ft.

The temperatures in Nepal are fairly moderate, at around 5,000 ft. Higher elevations then that experience extreme cold temperatures , and lower elevations experience hot temperatures.

When it comes to soil and vegetation in Nepal, It varies widely in small geographic areas.

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