Nepal is one of the oldest independent Nation in the world. Nepal is one of the smallest nation in Asia covering the area of 1,47,516 KM Sq. Many people have little or no Knowledge related to Nepal and Nepal Facts. Today we will be providing various amazing facts about Nepal in 2020. Let’s learn what are the important and amazing facts about Nepal.
Sagarmatha (Mount Everest)
Nepal has the highest peak all over the world called Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) height of 8848 meters.
Out of 14 peaks of the world, the region holds 8 peaks which are above 8000 meters including Sagarmatha (Mount Everest).
Birth Place of Buddha
The Bikram Sambat was introduced during 9th century and still in use which is sixty-seven years and half months ahead of Gregorian calendar.
The Hindu Kiratis, according to Nepal’s history are known as the rulers of the Kathmandu valley during 7th tor 8th century.
Nepal has the highest lake on earth – Tilicho Lake (4,800 meters/3 miles), located in Manang district of Nepal.
The deepest gorge in the world is the Kali Gandaki Gorge or Andha Galchi of Kali Gandaki in the Himalayas of Nepal.
The tallest grassland of the world is located in Chitwan, Nepal
Kaligandaki of Nepal is believed to be older than the Himalayas and is the major ecological dividing line between the western and eastern Himalayas.
National Animal of Nepal is Cow and worshiped as Goddess Laxmi (Goddess of Wealth). It is illegal to kill Cow in Nepal.
The Elephant polo game is orientated from Nepal.
Nepal never celebrated Independence Day because Nepal has never been colonized or conquered by other country nation.
World Heritage Sites
Nepal has the world’s densest availability of World heritage sites. Kathmandu valley only has seven worlds’ heritage cultural sites.
Bir (Brave) Gorkhali
Nepal is renowned for their brave solders called Gorkhali. They successfully protected Nation and impressed with their fighting skills. Their motto is “Better to die and live like coward”. In present Nepalese Soldiers are recruited in Britist Army, Gorkha Contingent Singapore, Gorkha Reserve, Unit Brunie, UN Peace Keeping force, War zones and Indian Army.
Nepal worship the only living goddess in the world called Kumari (Literally means Virgins). Nepal has tradition for worshipping young pre-pubescent girl as manifestations of the divine female energy. She is worshipped by Hindu and Buddhist followers and believed as incarnation of goddess Teleju and live in Temple. It is believed that when her first menstruation starts, goddess vacates her body and another goddess is chosen.
The National dish of Nepal is Dal, Bhat and Tarkari which Dal means Lentils, Bhat is rice and Tarkari means Vegetable or meat curry. Nepali eats it Daily.
Momo is a popular and quick dish made and loved my most people. It is flour made dumplings with meat or vegetables inside made either fried or steamed and served with dipping sauce.
Offensive Things to Do
People feel offensive to touch anything with your feet such as Books. They also do not like any person step over a person’s body. Nepalese also feels offensive when people eat with their left hand.
Yeti is the mysterious creatures that are much larger than average human beings are found in the Himalayas in Nepal.
Nepal is the second largest sources of water in the world.
Nepal has a slow Internet speed.
Map of Nepal
If the map of Nepal is turned at 90 degree clockwise, The map of Nepal looks very similar to the map of Portugal.
Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) is one of the major source of revenue in Nepal.
Nepal’s national airlines lack enough planes to fly out of Asia.
- Flying to Nepal is Very Expensive.
- Karnali River is the Nepal’s longest river.
- Nepal is an Amazon of Asia
- Kathmandu city was once called Kantipur, which means City of Glory. And still in present Kathmandu is the living cultural Museum of the world.
- Kathmandu valley, in past was a huge lake full of Floating Lotuses and Geologist have scientifically proven true.
- The Newari are the original inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley.
- The Kathmandu valley has one great motto- “Unity of Diversity.”
- Kissing in public is seems as offensive and might get arrested.
- Population in Kathmandu has more than half of Nepal’s population.
- National color of Nepal- Crimson
- National Flower- Rhododendron.