Location Between India & the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. Area & Population 147,181 Sq. Kms & Approximately 22 Million Latitude & Longitude 26'12' and 30'27' North & 80 degree 4' and 88 degree 12' East Capital Kathmandu People Over 100 Ethnic Groups & 70 Spoken Languages. Political-System Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. Topography From the World's Deepest gorge 'Kali-Gandaki' to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8848m. Vegetation Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine Deserts. Climate Climate ranges from sub-tropical in the low lands to Arctic higher altitudes. Seasons Winter (December - February) Summer (March - May ) Monsoon (June - August) Autumn (September - November) National Bird & National Flower Impean Pheasant (Danfe) & Rhododendron Arboreum (Lali Gurans) National Festivals Dashain, Tihar, Shivaratri, Nepali new year (Baishak first), Tej, Chad ete, World Heriatge Sites In Nepal, their are two UNESCO world heritage site respectively cultural world heritage site and another is natural world heritage. UNESCO cultural world heritage site have eight site respectively Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Changunarayan and Lumbini. Seven Cultural World Heritage Sites are situated within 20 kms of radius, in the Kathmandu Valley accept Lumbini. Another UNESCO natural world heritage site including two site respectively Sagarmatha National Park ( Mt. Everest National Park ) and Chitwan National Park. Flora and Founa 840 different species of wet-land, migratory and residential bird, 8% of the world's population of birds. Home to Endangered Species Like Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned rhino, Snow - Leopard, Red Panda, Brown Bear, Assamese Macaque, Gangetic Dolphin, Wolf, Wild Elephant, Giant Horn - Bill, Swamp Deer, Wild Yak, Tibetan Antelope, Black Buck, Four Horned antelope, Musk Deer, Pigmy Hog, Haspid Hare, Pangolin, Gharial, Indian Bustart, Saras Crane, Impean Pheasant, Python etc. A Living Cultural Heritage Nepal's 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. The only country that has living goddess "Kumari"
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