Fun Facts About Nepal

Nepal is a beautiful country rightfully called a paradise on earth. . Nepal is truly a god’s playground with stunning landscapes, majestic mountains and mesmerizing lakes.Nepal lies sandwiched between the two domineering land masses and national powers that are India and China, yet it still manages to retain a culture that is distinctly its own.
Here we are listing the most fun and interesting facts about Nepal.

 
Second largest population of One-horned Rhino is found in Nepal.

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Nepal was never under any foreign invasion.

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Nepal has the densest concentration of World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu valley alone has 7 World Heritage Cultural sites within a radius of 15 kilometers.

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Nepal is the only country with a non-rectangular flag. Nepal’s flag is maroon with two triangular shapes stacked on one another with blue border.

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Cows are sacred in Nepal.

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Nepal has the only living goddess in the world called Kumari. Kumari literally means virgin in Nepali.

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Nepal has over 80 ethnic groups and 123 Languages (Mother Tongue) .

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Map of Nepal and Portugal is similar.

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Nepali Calendar is 67 years ahead of Gregorian Calendar.

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Nepal is called Amazon of Asia.Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, is the living cultural museum of the world.

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Nepal has one of the best habitats for Snow Leopard.

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The highest mountain in the world, The Mount Everest is in Nepal. Everest is called Sagarmatha in Nepali which translates to “Forehead of the Sky.”Nepal has 8 out of the world’s 14 highest mountains including the Mount Everest.

 

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Nepal has 8 % of the total species of birds found in the world.

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Nepal comprises 6% of the world’s rhododendron species.

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