Nepal

Nepal is one of the most mountainous nations in the world!

Location

  • Nepal is located in the Himalayas between India and Tibet

Weather

  • The weather changes from tropical to arctic during the seasons. Nepal has hot, humid, rainy, windy, and severe freezing days

Climate Types

  • Nepal has the four seasons of spring, summer, autumn, and winter. The climate does change a lot due the the geography of the country. Huge elevation differences change the climate dramatically.

Physical Features

  • Nation mostly made up of mountains
  • Dozens of caves
  • Vast rain forests
  • Home of Mount Everest

Travel To Nepal

Languages

  • Nepali is the official language.
  • There are a ton of regional languages like Maithili and Bhojpuri.

Folkways

  • Instead of schooling, children work.
  • Farming is the biggest thing to do.
  • People make hand crafted items at home.
  • Advances in technology are slowly coming into the lives of the Nepali people.

Taboos

  • Most of Nepali's taboos are to do with food.
  • If eating, use your right hand. The left is reserved for washing after defecating.
  • Once you've touched something with your lips, it's polluted for everyone else.

Subcultures

  • Youth are becoming influenced by global trends (break dancing).
  • Their base footwork styles are coming into their country from a blend of Western and Eastern influences.

Culture change

  • A big cultural change for Nepali people would be the advancement of technology with the youth and being influenced by the world around them in the ways they live their lives.
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