National Bird:

            Impean Pheasant (Danfe)

    National Flower:

            Rhododendron Arboreum (Lali Gurans)

    World Heritage Sites (Cultural):

            1. Swayambhu
            2. Bouddha
            3. Bhaktapur
            4. Changunarayan
            5. Pashupatinath
            6. Kathmandu Durbar Square
            7. Patan Durbar Square
                    One of the few countries in
                    the world where Seven World
                    Heritage Sites are situated
                    within 20 kms. of radius.

    World Heritage Sites (Natural):

            1. Everest National park (1148 sq. kms.)
            2. Royal Chitwan National Park (932 sq. kms.)

    National Parks:

            1. Royal Bardia National Park (968 sq. kms.)            2. Langtang National Park (1710 sq. kms.)
            3. Shey - Phoksundo National Park (3555 sq. kms.)       4. Rara National Park (106 sq. kms.)
            5. Khaptad National Park (225 sq. kms.)                 6. Makalu - Barun National Park (2330 sq. kms.)

    Wildlife Reserves:

            1. Sukla Phanta National  Park (305 sq. kms.)           2. Parsa Reserve (499 sq. kms.)
            3. Koshi - Tappyu Reserve (175 sq. kms.)

    Conservation areas:

            1. Annapurna (2600 sq. kms.)                            2. Makalu - Barun (2330 sq. kms.)

    Hunting Reserve:

            Dhorpatan (1325 sq. kms.)

    Endangered Species:

            Tiger, Rhino, Snow - leopard, Clouded - leopard, Red panda, Brown bear, Asamese macaque, Gangetic dolphin,
            Wolf, Wild elephant, Giant horn-bill, Swamp deer, Wild yak, Nayan, Tibetan antelope, Black buck, four horned
            antelope, Musk deer pigmy hog, Haspid hare, Pangolin, Gharial, indian bustard, Saras crane, Impean pheasant,


            This country harbours one of the world's best habitat for One horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, Snow-leopard,
            Clouded - leopard, Red panda, Blue - sheep and long snouted fish eating Gharial. Other wildlife incudes wild
            elephant, buffaloes, bisons, blue bull, brown bear, sloth bear, leopard, crocodiles and many varieties of cat,
            dog, deer and antelope families. And 840 different species of wet land, migratory and residential birds.

    A Living Cultural Heritage:

            Our heritage is alive and dynamic. Shamanism, Pan-animism & Witch craft are still practiced in remote regions.
            Temples, shrines, monuments and monasteries are extremely active with devotees burning butter-lamps, singing
            hymns, chiming temple bells and playing drums.

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