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  • 1. Nepal नेपाल By: Donald Johnson
  • 2. Nepal shares cultural similarities in clothing, language and food with neighbors India and Tibet.
  • 3. Located between the giants China to the north and India to the south this country is home to more than 20 million people of around 50 ethnic groups.
  • 4. A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchical government established under a constitutional system which acknowledges an elected or hereditary monarch as head of state.
  • 5. Kingdom of Nepal Abolished in 2008 when the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal was proclaimed, this monarchy  in South Asia , had been established in 1768 under Prithvi Narayan Shah Saddest Moment of My Life - Deposed King of Nepal Leaves Palace with Honour and for the Last Time
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  • 7. Mt. Everest
  • 8. Mt. Everest climbers face Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) a potentially deadly disease, commonly known as altitude sickness, caused by climbing too quickly to a high elevation.
  • 9. Nepal Ghandrung Village and Annapurna South
  • 10. indigenous faces of Nepal
  • 11. porters on the annapurna
  • 12. Kathmandu
  • 13. Patan Hindu temples in Patan, capital of one of the three medieval Newar kingdoms
  • 14. Indra Jata A Nepalese Hindu priest cleans the idol of Swet Bharab which is uncovered only during the Indra Jatra festival in Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu. (AFP/Prakash Mathema)
  • 15. Police arrested a protester in Kathmandu. The first all-woman protest against Chinese rule in Tibet was held on May 11, 2008. Nepali police arrested 562 Tibetan women at the anti-China demonstration. Gopal Chitraker/Reuters
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  • 17. Links
    • http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal
    • http://www.ece.ubc.ca/~rodgerl/images/nepal/nepal.1.jpg
    • http://dpjolkowski.tripod.com/Asia/Nepal/images/map-nepal.jpg
    • http:// zhenghe.tripod.com/flags/big/nepal.jpg
    • http://web.inter.nl.net/users/projection3/english/nepal/home/
    • http://www.travelblog.org/Photos/7932.html
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