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Nepal

Nepal
  • Capital

    Capital

    Kathmandu

  • Local time

    Local time

    23:23

  • Population

    Population

    28.95 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +977

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rs NPR (rupee)

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Nepal

Nepal
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Kathmandu

  • Local time

    Local time

    23:23

  • Population

    Population

    28.95 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +977

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rs NPR (rupee)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 166

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.31 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 500mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    140 800 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    23%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    25%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    28%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    634 292

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Brahman-Hill - 12 %
    Chetri - 15 %
    Magar - 7 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Hindu - 81 %
    Buddhist - 11 %
    Islam - 4 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    59.6%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Nepali
    Maithali
    Bhojpuri

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    158 600

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    2.1 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    37.1%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    3.7%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    3%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    156 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.2%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, carpets, textiles, small rice, jute, sugar, oilseed mills, cigarettes, cement and brick production

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    pulses, rice, corn, wheat, sugarcane, jute, root crops, milk, water buffalo meat

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    16%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    84%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    8 031kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    105 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    9

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What not to do when visiting Nepal

1/18
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Street & Behavioral

Don't step over someone's legs in Nepal - it's considered rude. Take the time to walk around them instead.

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2/18
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Don’t ever disrespect Buddha and any objects related to Buddha.

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3/18
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Don't be surprised Nepalese sort things to pure vs impure - they love it. For example anything touched by someone else mouth directly or indirectly is called Jutho and impure. On the other hand, cow dung is considered as pure.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Nepal is the only national flag that is not four-sided.

4/18
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to put your palms together at around chest level and say ”Namaste”. Handshakes are common after the initial Namaste. Wait for the woman to initiate the handshake.

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5/18
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Don’t lick your fingers, especially in public - it’s considered a bad manner.

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6/18
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Don't expect beef on the menu - cows are sacred in Hindu culture.

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7/18
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Street & Behavioral

Don't take photos of locals without their permission.

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8/18
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Business & Communication

Don't trek alone - the local authorities are even considering a ban on solo or independent trekking.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Nepal is the only Hindu Kingdom in the world. It is also the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

9/18
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget foreign visitors on hiking trips are required to have a valid TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System) issued by TANN (Trekking Agency Association of Nepal).

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10/18
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Business & Communication

Don’t underestimate the altitude risks and required acclimatisation in high altitudes.

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11/18
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Street & Behavioral

Don’t necessarily show love affection in public - even the married people don’t hold hands in public. When you see same-sex couples holding hands or with arms around each other, it’s a common friendship gesture.

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12/18
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Business & Communication

Don’t point with your finger - use the whole hand instead.

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13/18
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Street & Behavioral

Don't blow your nose in front of people - it's considered rude.

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14/18
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Don't forget to remove your shoes when entering someone's home or holy place.

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15/18
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Don’t be surprised by the increased staring of locals to visitors in rural areas.

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16/18
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Business & Communication

Don’t expect Nepalese will say ”no”, even it’s the real answer - they tend to be more indirect. Better to do the same.

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17/18
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Street & Behavioral

Don’t be surprised people spit and throw stuff everywhere - there’s no law against littering.

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Don’t forget the rainy season takes place between June and September.

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