Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia and is also one of the most beautiful country in the world. Here, people with diverse culture, tradition, languages and ethnic groups, lives in peace and harmony. The capital, Kathmandu, is the largest city . It is called ‘City of Temples’ for its numerous Temples of Hindu and Buddhist gods and goddess. Likewise, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Lalitpur, Birgunj, Dharan, Hetauda and Nepalgunj are other major cities in this country.
Local Legends say that that a Hindu sage named ‘Ne’ established himself in the valley of Kathmandu in prehistoric times. Then, the word ‘Nepal’ came into existence as the place was protected by the sage ‘Ne’.
National Flag of Nepal
National Flag of Nepal has a unique shape. It is a combination of two equilateral triangles with red, blue and white color. Red is the symbol of bravery as well as the rhododendron, which is the national flower of this country. Similarly, blue color symbolizes peace.
Official Language of Nepal is Nepali. Majority of the people throughout the country understand and communicate in Nepali. Apart from Nepali, there are 123 local languages within Nepal being various ethnic groups are residing in here.
Nepal is a home to many of the highest mountains in the world.For instance, Mount Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Choyou, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri.
Geography and Biodiversity
Geographical variation creates possibility of varieties of flora and fauna to exist in here. It is often Known as Amazon of Asia, as it is rich in biodiversity. Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal which blooms in Spring. 6% of the species prevailing in the world are here. Further, Nepal position itself in 3rd position, for the population of Royal Bengal Tiger. Almost 870 species of birds are here and is also noticeably higher than the sum total species found on the entire European continent.
Capital city features
Kathmandu is a living museum. It is home for seven world heritages sites under cultural categories. They are, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Changunarayan Temple. In addition, Nepal is land of living goddess ‘Kumari’. Apart from this, this country celebrates non stop festivals because of the diverse ethnic groups.
Conclusion About Nepal
Overall, Nepal is an ideal destination for adventure tourism. For instance, mountaineering, cannoning, mountain biking, paragliding, sky diving, jungle safari, Kayaking, rafting, bungee jumping as well as high altitude marathon. This country can also be a cheap destination to travel. So, one can visit here and also explore all the interesting facts, places and also Know many more about this country.