Nepal at a Glance

  • Official Name: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
  • Total Area: 147,181 sq. km. (56,827 sq. mile.)
  • Geography: Situated between China (Tibet) to the north and India to the south, east and west.
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Population: 27 million (approx.)
  • Language: Nepali (national/official language)
  • Major Religion: Hinduism and Buddhism
  • Currency: Nepalese Rupees (NPR or Nrs. Or Rs.)
  • Political System: Democratic Republic
  • Time Zone: UTC+05:45 (Nepal Standard Time)
  • Driving Side: Left
  • Calling Code: +977
  • ISO 3166 Code: NP
  • Internet TLD: .np