Here are some of the most Amazing facts of Nepal which will amaze all of you. We all know that Our Nepal is very beautiful county located in the south asia and is a landlocked country, with various Himalayan landscapes, Amazing Mountains and Awesome Places. Nepal is a piece of Heaven.
A very small country with the small territory of 1,47,182 sq.km area extending approx. 880km east to west in the shape of elongated rectangle. Nepal lies in between the two giants countries India and China. The population here was 27.8million in 2013. Nepal includes 3 landscapes called Himalayan which is at very high level from sea level with Himalayas there, Hilly the middle part and the Terai region. The landscapes, the rivers, the top mountains , various flora and fauna makes Nepal more Glorious.
10 Most Amazing Facts Of Nepal That Everyone Should Know
1) Major Part Of Himalayas Is In Nepal.
We all know that Nepal is also known for Himalayan Country. The mountains is shared between five countries which includes Nepal, Bhutan, China , India and Pakistan. Out of world’s highest top 10 peaks Nepal got 8 of them including world’s highest Peak “Mt. Everest” which is 8,848m .
2) Nepal Was Always Independent Country (Was Never Under Any Foreign Invasion)
Nepal is such a country in the world, which was never under any foreign invasion. Nepal doesn’t celebrate independent day. Nepal wasn’t colonized in the history. Nepal is also the oldest country in the South Asia.
3) The Only County In The World Having Non-Rectungluar National Flag.
Nepal has most unique national flag in the whole world. There is only one non rectangular flag in the world which is of Nepal. Nepali flag has 3 colors in it including Maroon(red), Blue and White. It’s proved in the history of Nepal that Design of Nepali flag is over 2000 years old.
4) Nepal was once named as the Weed Capital.
Weed is usually said to be illegal and it not available for buy and sale , But in Nepal weed could be found in rural area with ditches , farm lands, mountainside and everywhere.
5) Nepal Is The Birthplace Of Lord Gautam Buddha.
Gautam Buddha was born in Kapilavastu, Lumbini which lies in Lumbini, Nepal. Lumbini is in southern part of Nepal and is sacred place for Buddhists. Lord Buddha is symbolized for Peace and he is also said as “Light Of Asia”.
6) Nepal’s “GURKHAS” Have Been Part Of The British Army Since 1815
“Better to die than to be a coward” is the motto of the world famous Nepalaese Gurkha Army who are the part of British Army since 1815 since The peaceful agreement was purposed by British East India Company after it suffered Nepal with heavy casualties during the invasion.
7) The Only Place In The World Where The Living Goddess “Kumari” Is Found.
Kumari literally means Virgin and Living Goddess is only found here because we all know that Nepal was called Hindu Kingdom few years ago. It’s the culture and the tradition of worshipping the pre-pubescent girls as an event of divine female power. Kumari also means “unmarried”.
8) Nepal Holds So Many World Records Being A Small Landlocked Country
Here are some of the major world records of Nepal:
a) Mount Everest is the world highest peak with 8,848m above sea level.
b) Tilicho Lake is the world’s highest lake at the height of 4,800m above sea level.
c) Shey-Phoksundo Lake is the deepest Lake in the whole world with 145m depth.
d) The deepest gorge in the whole world “Kali Gandaki Gorge” which is 5,571m lower than Annapurna I.
e) Arun Valley is the highest valley on the Earth.
f) Hotel Everest View is the highest hotel in the whole world.
9) Nepal Has Over 80 Ethinic Groups And 123 Languages.
Unity in diversity. Nepal is the county which has various religions, caste in it.
10) Nepal is known as Harmony Country.
This is awesome fact cause Nepal until now, not even a single drop of blood has ever been shed in the name of Religions and Ethnic Riot, blood of thousands people shed in the name of domestic war but not in the name of ethnic riot, casteism or religions.