About Nepal

Posted in About Nepal

Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल
Loktāntrik Ganatantra Nepāl
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी (Nepali)
"Mother and Motherland are Greater than Heaven"
Anthem: Sayaun Thunga Phulka
Made of Hundreds of Flowers
 
Capital
and largest city
Kathmandu(Nepaliकाठमाडौं)
27°42′N85°19′E / 27.700°N 85.317°E
Official languages Nepali
Demonym Nepali, Nepalese, Gurkhas
Government Republic
 -  President Ram Baran Yadav
 -  Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli
 
 
Legislature Constituent Assembly
Unification
 -  Kingdom declared 25 September 1768
 -  State declared 15 January 2007 
 -  Republic declared 28 May 2008 
Area
 -  Total 147,181 km2 (95th)
56,827 sq mi
 -  Water (%) 2.8
Population
 -  2011 census 26,494,504[4]
 -  Density 180/km2 (62nd)
518/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2012 estimate
 -  Total $39.899 billion[5]
 -  Per capita $1,400[5]
GDP (nominal) 2012 estimate
 -  Total $19.921 billion[5]
 -  Per capita $743[5]
Gini (2010) 32.8[6]
medium
HDI (2013) Increase 0.463[7][8]
low ·157th
Currency Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Time zone NPT(UTC+5:45)
  DST not observed
Drives on the left
Calling code +977
ISO 3166 code NP
Internet TLD .np