Asia

Nepal

Capital

The Capital of Nepal is Kathmandu. It has a population of 700,000 and an area of 50.67 kilometres squared.

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Climate

In Nepal the year usually starts with a maximum temperature of around 10 degrees Celsius and then in June it has it's highest temperature of around 27 degrees and then the rest of the year it gradually gets colder again.

Climate

In Spring the weather is warm with showers and the temperature is around 22 degrees celcius. In Summer AKA monsoon season it can get up to 30 degrees. In Autumn the maximum is 25 degrees and in Winter the max is 20 degrees

Land Size

Nepal is 140,800 square kilometres

People

Population

There were 27,474,377 people in Nepal in 2012

Religion

In 2011 the Census showed that 81.3% followed Hindu, 9% followed Buddism, 4.4% followed Muslim, 3% followed Kirant/Yumaist, 1.4 is Christian and 0.9 follow other or no religions

Customs / Beliefs

Nepalese are nice, polite people with very different cultures to us. For example you must ask to enter a Hindu temple and taking photos inside is considered illegal. For more information go to the link below

Language

Nepalese speak Nepali

Historical Highlights

1814 - 1816 - Anglo-Nepalese war fought between Nepal and the East India Company

1854 - Nepal attacks Tibet

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Economy

Nepal is currently ranked 141 in ecnomy in the world with i Nepalese rupee equaling 0.010 US dollars


Education

Education is struggling in Nepal but with the help of other countries mre children are expected to start school.

Health

Health services are provided by both the public and private sector and are very poor by international standards.

Living Conditions

Living Conditions are pretty horrible with most of the population subject to disease and poverty.

Natural Resources

The natural resources available are quartz, water, timber, hydropower, small deposits of lignite, copper, cobalt and iron ore

Enviromental Issues

There are many environmental issues in Nepal but the two main ones are Water and Air Pollution.