WELCOME AND NAMASTE
TO NEPAL
Prepared by: Kalpana Khanal
NEPAL AND THE WORLD
Where is it?
MAP OF NEPAL
NEPAL AT A GLANCE
 Area: 147,181 sq. km
 Geography: Situated between China in the north and
India in the South.
 Capital: Kathmandu
 Population: 22 Million
 Language: Nepali is the national language. However,
travel-trade people understand and speak English as
well.
NEPAL AT A GLANCE
Currency: Nepalese Rupee (approximately US$ 1 equals Rs. 70.94 ).
Political System: Multi-party Democracy With constitutional monarchy
but now there is active monarchy.
Religion: Nepal enjoys the distinction of being the only Hindu Kingdom
in the world. However, there is a harmonious blending of Hinduism and
Buddhism.
Climate: Nepal has four major seasons, namely,
(1) Winter: December-February,
(2) Spring: March-May,
(3) Summer: June-August,
(4) Autumn: September-November.
Nepal can be visited the whole year round.
NEPAL IS KNOWN AS
 LAND OF BRAVE GURKHAS
 LAND OF HIMALAYAS: 8 OUT OF 10 WORLD
HIGHEST PEAKS ARE IN NEPAL
 ONLY HINDU KINGDOM IN THE WORLD
 BIRTH PLACE OF LORD BUDDHA
 IT’S THE 2ND RICHEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD IN
TERMS OF WATER RESOURCES
NEPAL:FACTS AND FIGURES
• Nepal - occupying only 0.1% of the earth - is
home to:
– 2% of all the flowering plants in the world;
– 8% of the world's population of birds (more than
848 species);
– 4% of mammals on earth;
– 11 of the world's 15 families of butterflies (more
than 500 species);
– 600 indigenous plant families;
– 319 species of exotic orchids.
FLAG OF NEPAL
PEOPLE OF NEPAL:GORKHAS
PEOPLE OF NEPAL
People of the temperate ( Hill ) region
A Gurung woman
Chhettri children
Young Newari girls
Pictures from The Himalayan Region
Pictures from the Plains of Nepal
A Tharu girl
A young Tharu in wedding jewelry
POLITICAL SYSTEM OF NEPAL
King Gyanendra
Queen Komal
Royal Palace
Political Situation of Nepal
Maoist Rebels
Protest against King’s Move
Religion and Culture: Hindu Temples
Nepal: Birthplace of Lord Buddha
Lumbini: Lord Buddha’s Birthplace
ARTS AND SCULPTURES
FESTIVALS
KATHMANDU:CITY OF TEMPLES
Pokhara- nature’s paradise
NEPAL AND THE HIMALAYAS
Mount Everest: Top of the World
Nepal and the Himalayas
Nepal and the Himalayas
Nepal and the Himalayas
Nepal: Landscapes
Phewa Lake
Nepal Landscapes
NEPAL:LANDSCAPES
Yak Caravan
NEPAL LANDSCAPES
NEPAL:AGRICULTURE
Farms in Nepal
NEPAL:AGRICULTURE
Farmers in Nepal
NEPAL AGRICULTURE
Farmers in Nepal
NEPAL WILDLIFE
NEPAL WILDLIFE
One-horned Rhino
Musk Deer
TOURISM IN NEPAL
White water rafting
Paragliding
Mountain Flights
Trekking
THANK YOU FOR YOUr TIME
AND
NAMASTE
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