Location         :       Between India & the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.

  Area             :       147,181 Sq. Kms.

  Latitude         :       26* 12' and 30* 27' North.

  Longitude        :       80* 4' and 88* 12' East.

              Capital          :       Kathmandu.

              People           :       40 Ethnic Groups & 70 Spoken Languages.

              Political-System :       Multiparty Democracy with Constitutional Monarch.

              Topography       :       From the world's deepest gorge 'Kali-Gandaki' to highest point on earth 'The Everest'.

              Vegetation       :       As per the size of the country, Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding
                                       bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine deserts.

              Weather          :       Climate ranges from Tropical in the low lands to Arctic in higher altitudes.

              Seasons          :       Winter (December-Feberuary), Summer (March-May), Monsoon (June-August),
                                       Autumn (September-November).

              Monsoon          :       Mostly rains at night, making the following days crispy clean and fresh.
                                       Most of the northern belt of the Trans-Himalyan zone is rain-shadowed and ideal for trekking.

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