Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Brief Introduction of Nepal

Nepal is a small Himalayan country situated in south Asia between two big power country of Asia China and India with the number one height (8848m) of the world. Politically it is declared 'The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal'. Geographically it is a landlocked country lies on the 26°22'-30°27' north latitudes and 80°4'-88°12' east longitudes. Nepal occupies 0.03% land of the total area of the world. It stretches about 885 km east to west and north to south varies in width 105-241 km and Nepal gives the total area of 147181 sq km carrying about 27000000 populations. Nepal's boarder line touches to China in north and east, west and south with India.

Nepal is known as a country of Mt. Everest (8848m) and the birth place of Lord Buddha. The great Himalaya makes most popular to Nepal among the whole people of the world. About 1600 peaks and mountains are there in Nepal including high and middle height. Eight of fourteen above 8000m high mountains are contained in Nepal. One third of Great Himalaya range is contained within Nepal. Ever snowy peaks and mountains make Nepal second richest country of the world for water resources after Brazil. The water comes from Himalaya milting the snow all the time. About 6000 rivers are there in Nepal including big and small rivers. The total volume of this entire rivers is 200 billion cubic meter and the Nepal' river carries the capacity of 83000 Mega Watts. Saptakoshi (combination of sever river) is the biggest river of Nepal. It is consisting of seven rivers, they are; Tamor, Arun, Dudhkoshi, Likhu, Tamakoshi, Sunkoshi, Indrawati.

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