Nepal

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July 3, 2022

Nepal (Nepal: नेपाल), officially known as Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (English: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal; Nepal: सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल "Sanghi Lokthantrik Khanatara, Nepal") is a landlocked country in South Asia with an area of ​​147,181 square kilometers. With a population of approximately 27 million people, Nepal is the 93rd largest country in the world and the 41st most populous country in the world, located in the Himalayas. It is bordered on the north by the People's Republic of China, and on the south, east and west by the Republic of India. Nepal is separated from Bangladesh by the narrow Siliguri Corridor in India. and separated from Bhutan by the Indian state of Sikkim. Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of the country. Northern Nepal, a mountainous region, has eight of the ten highest mountains in the world. which includes Mount Everest The highest point on Earth, more than 240 peaks that exceed 6,096 meters (20,000 feet) above sea level are in Nepal. The southern part is fertile and humid. About 81.3% of Nepalese are Hindu. is the highest proportion in the world Buddhism has a historical connection with Nepal. and 9% of the population followed, followed by Islam 4.4%, Kiratism 3.1%, Christianity 1.4%, and Spiritualism 0.4%. The majority of the population especially in mountainous regions may identify as both Hindu and Buddhist This may be the cause of the harmonious nature of the two beliefs in Nepal. Nepal has been ruled by a monarchy throughout most of its history. The Saha dynasty has ruled since 1768 when King Prithvi Narayan Saha unites the kingdom