Nepal

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Nepal

Federal parliamentary republic, independant since 1769

Region:
South Asia
Area:
147,180 km²
Local name:
Nepal
Capital:
Kathmandu
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Climate
Tourism
Airports
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Nepal:

The countrywide time in Nepal is Nepal Time (NPT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Nepal.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 5.75 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

29,305,000
199.1
Ø 68.7 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 71.9 years
Birthrate:
19.7 ‰
Deathrate:
6.3 ‰
Males/Females:
48.5% : 51.5%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Nepal 2017
The currency in Nepal is Nepalese Rupee (NPR).
1 Rupee is divided into 2 Mohur = 100 Paisa.
Status: 08/19/2018
1 US Dollar = 112.11 Rupee
1000 Rupee = 8.92 US Dollar

The climate in Nepal

The climate in Nepal is subtropical. So it is much drier and warmer than in the most parts of the US or Central Europe. Only in a few humid months per year the intense of rain is a bit higher. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 20 and 29 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 30 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 5°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Nepali

mother tonguedistribution
Nepali44.6 %
Maithili11.7 %
Bhojpuri6.0 %
Tharu5.1 %
Tamang5.1 %
Newari3.2 %
Bajjika3.0 %
Magar3.0 %
Urdu2.6 %
Avadhi1.9 %
Limbu1.3 %
Gurung1.2 %
other11.3 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Buddhists9.0%
Christs1.4%
Hinduists81.3%
Muslims4.4%
Kirants3.1%
other0.8%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:21,662.40 M €
Exportations:724.7 M €
Importations:9,763.7 M €
Tourism receipts:449.91 M €
Unemployment rate:2.7 %
Inflation rate:8.79 %
corruption index:31 (bad)
Energy consumption:3.7 bn kWh

Land use

28% Agricultural areas:41,213 km²
25% Forest:36,354 km²
3% Water areas:3,830 km²
45% Others:65,783 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:10,844 km
Railways:53 km
Airports:47

Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia at the border between China and India. The land has a total area of 147,180 km². This area is approximately 0% of the area of Minnesota. There is no access to the open sea. There are direct national borders with the 2 neighbouring countries China and India. The distance between New York City and the Capital Kathmandu is about 12,130 km.

Most important cities in Nepal

CityRegionPopulation
Kathmandu / CapitalCentral Region976,000
PokharaWestern Region200,000
PatanCentral Region183,000
BiratnagarEastern Region182,000
BirganjCentral Region133,000
Dharan BazarEastern Region109,000
DhangarhiFar Western92,000
ButwalWestern Region92,000
MahendranagarFar Western88,000
NepalgunjMid Western64,000
BhairahawaWestern Region63,000
GulariyaMid Western53,000
Besisahar 5,430




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
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Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished in 1997



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