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Nepal

  1. 1. Nepal -- Atul Jhawww.atuljha.com
  2. 2. Trivia● Capital – Kathmandu● Official Language – Nepali● Non-secular country – The only Hindu country so far● Other Languages ● Nepal Bhasa, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Gurung, Tamang, Magar, Awadhi, Sherpa, Kiranti, Limbu● Only country whose flag is not rectangular
  3. 3. Government● Used to be a Kingdom ( Till 15 Jan 2007 )● Now republic● President - Ram Baran Yadav● Prime Minister - Jhala Nath Khanal● Currency – Nepali Rupee (NPR)
  4. 4. Economy● GDP – 14 Billion USD approx● 115th-largest economy in the world● Agriculture - 40% of Nepals GDP● Services – 41%● Industry – 22%● Agricultural produce — tea, rice, corn, wheat, sugarcane, root crops, milk, and water buffalo meat.
  5. 5. Geography● Trapezoidal Shaped● 800 km long and 200 km wide approx● Area – 147,181 sq km● Surrounded by India, Tibet and China● Mount Everest is actually in Nepal● Seasons - summer, monsoon, autumn, winter and spring
  6. 6. Culture● Primarily Hindu culture● Tourist attractions – Mountaineering, Handi-craft, Pilgrimage, etc.● A typical Nepalese meal is dal-bhat-tarkari.● Dal is a spicy lentil soup, served over bhat (boiled rice), served with tarkari (curried vegetables) together with achar (pickles) or chutni (spicy condiment made from fresh ingredients).● Mustard oil is the cooking medium and a host of spices, such as cumin, coriander, black peppers, sesame seeds, turmeric, garlic, ginger, methi (fenugreek), bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, pepper, chillies, mustard seeds, etc., are used in the cooking.
  7. 7. Questions?Feel free to ask :D

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