Nepal is a country located in the Himalayas
Official Language: Nepali
Time Zone: NPT (UTC+5:45)
Currency: Nepalese Rupee (NPR)
Drives on the: Left
Calling Code: +977
Interesting Facts about
Nepal is the birthplace for the Lord Buddha. Lumbini and a
pilgrimage for many devout Buddhists.
The Sherpa's are an ethnic group from mostly the eastern
mountainous part of Nepal
The Nepali flag is the only nation with non-quadrilateral
flag.The two triangles symbolize the Himalaya Mountains and
represent the two major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism
A popular and cheap ‘fast food’ is the Momo. Delicious
dumplings made from flour and water filled with different
fillings like chicken, meat or vegetables either fried or steamed
and served with a dipping sauce.
Nepal has the densest concentration of World Heritage Sites.
Kathmandu valley alone has 7 World Heritage Cultural sites
within a radius of 15 kilometers
AIESEC Nepal was an official expansion of AIESEC
India in the year 2012 and has become an
independent entity in 2013 with its National
Committee of 4 individuals led by Paritosh
Bhatt, Member Committee President.
Top 5 places to visit in
Royal Chitwan National Park
Wildlife Reserve of Koshi Tappu
Climatic conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another in
accordance with the geographical features. In the north
summers are cool and winters severe, while in south summers
are tropical and winters are mild. Nepal has namely five major
seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.An
average temperature drop of 6°C occurs for every 1,000 m gain
in altitude. In the Terai, summer temperatures exceed 37° C and
higher in some areas, winter temperatures range from 7°C to
23°C in the Terai. In mountainous regions, hills and valleys,
summers are temperate while winter temperatures can
plummet under sub zero. The valley of Kathmandu has a
pleasant climate with average summer and winter
temperatures of 19°C – 35°C and 2°C – 12°C respectively.
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