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Published on June 8th, 2014 | by World Flags

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NEPAL

NEPAL

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Kingdom of NEPAL

Area – 147,181 sq km / 56,850 sq ml

Capital – Kathmandu

Language – Nepali and 20 other dialets

Currency – Nepalese Rupee

Population – 26,469,569

Life expectancy – 53 (men), 54 (women)

Literacy rate – 38% (men), 13% (women)

Religions – 90% Hindu Buddist, Muslim, Christian

Physical features – desends from Himalays in the north to the River Ganges plain in the south

Ethnic distribution – 80% Indo – Nepalese origin, including Gurkhas, Paharis, Newars, Tharus; 20% Tibeto – Nepalese origin

Exports – jute, rice, timber, oilseed, ghee, potatoes, medicinal herbs, hides and skins, cattle


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