Nepal is one of a chain of small Shangri-La countries which stretches from west to east along the Himalayan range, starting with Kashmir, crossing a narrow strip of upper India, through Nepal and on to Sikkim, Bhutan and Assam in the east.
Nepal, despite being a small country has a lot to offer to the visitors -high himalayas to the north, thundering rivers cutting deep gorges into the Mahabharata range, UNESCO recognized world heritage sites, diverse culture and traditions, valleys and lowland in the southern belt with wealth of flora and fauna. Nepal is the land of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
|Nepal is the land of birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Nepal has as many temples as houses and as many festivals as the number of days in a year.
Nepal is the melting pot of Buddhism and Hinduism.
Nepal is the land of living goddess.
Nepal is the Mecca of mountaineers.
Nepal is bounded by Tibet on north and by India on east, south and west. The country is 885km in length(east-west) and its bredth varies from 145km to 241km (north-south). The country can be divided into three geographical regions. The region with the altitude 4877m and above is known as Himalayan Region. 15% of the total land is occupied by this region. This region includes 8 highest mountains out of 10 including Everest(highest mountain in the world). The next geographical region is Mountain Region. This region occupies 68% of the total land area of the country. It is formed by Mahabharat and Churia ranges.The low land of the country is known as Terai Region and this region occpies about 17% of the total land area of the country.
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