Nepal At a Glance
The total area of Nepal is not more then 147181 sq. Kms and its altitude varies from 70 tp 8848 meters. It has a population of about 23 million people.
The national language is Nepali- However, educated people can understand and speak English as well. Time: Nepal Time is GMT+05:45 i.e. 15 minutes ahead of Indian standard time.
Nepal has four major seasons namely:
1. Winter:December- February
2. Spring: March- May
3. Sum men June-August
4. Autumn: September-November
Nepal can be visited the whole year round.
People & Religions
Nepalese people are mainly divided into two distinct groups; Indo-Aryans and the Mongoloids. Kathmandu Valley is the spiritual and eultural meeting point of all these groups. Hindu temples and Buddhist shrines are scattered all over the country. Nepal is the birth place of Lord Buddha, the Light of Asia, There is a complex blending of Hinduism and Buddhism in Nepal. Nepalese people depict the character of all necessity character that one should posses in offering service-Sincerity, faithfulness and reliability are the inborn instincts that gives the prominent introduction about Nepalese people. Gurkhas are the distinct instance of faith in Nepalese manpower abroad. In addition,
Victoria Cross to many Gurkha soldiers manifests another import
introduction of Nepalese people’s bravery