नेपाल दक्षिण एशियामा हिमालयको काखमा अवस्थित एक भूपरिबेस्ठित अधिराज्य हो। उत्तरमा तिब्बत (चीन) र बाँकी दिशामा भारत सित यसको सिमाना गांसिएको छ। नेपालमा कुल जनसङ्ख्याको ८०% भन्दा बढी हिन्दू धर्मका अनुयायीहरु छन्। अनुपातमा सानो भएपनि यो मुलुक समथल तराई देखि उच्च हिमाली भूभाग जस्ता भौगोलिक बिभिधताले भरिपूर्ण छ। सगरमाथा सहित विश्वका सबैभन्दा अग्ला १० मध्ये ८ शिखर नेपालमै छन्। राजधानि काठमाण्डौ लगायत, बिराटनगर, बिरगञ्ज, पोखरा, भैरहवा, नेपालगञ्ज आदि देशका प्रमुख सहरहरु हुन्।
The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked Himalayan country in South Asia, bordered by ► China (► Tibet) to the north and by ► India to the south, east and west. Nepal is a kingdom of various geographical features, and is culturally rich. More than 80% of Nepalese follow Hinduism, which is higher than the percentage of Hindus in India, making it the single most Hinduic nation in the world. For a small territory, the Nepali landscape is uncommonly diverse, ranging from the humid Terai in the south to the lofty Himalayas in the north. Nepal boasts eight of the world's ten highest mountains, including Mount Everest on the border with China. Kathmandu is the capital and largest city.
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Hindustan in 1812 by Arrowsmith and Lewis
Languages of South Asia
Satellite map of Nepal and region
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