ABOUT NEPAL

Capital city Kathmandu
International Airport Tribhuwan Int'l Airport (Kathmandu)
Time Zone GMT + 05:45
Land Area 147181 sq.kilometers
Population 30.98 million
Sea Port Kolkata / Haldia, India

MAJOR EXPORTS

Knotted Carpets, Textiles, Plastics, Hollow Tubes, Beverages, Vegetables, Lentils, Black Tea fermented, Cardamom, Ginger, Soap, Rosin and Resin Acid, Yarn, Flat Rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, Wire of iron or non-alloy steel, Binder or Baler Twine, etc.

MAJOR IMPORTS

Oil, Gold, Iron and Steel, Clothes, Pharmaceutical Products, Cement, Electrical & Electronic appliances, Food, Vehicles, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Newsprint, Petrol and Petroleum Products, etc.

TOURISM

Blessed with natural and cultural diversity, tourism is the largest industry in Nepal. The country possesses 8 of the 10 highest mountains in the world. Nepal is a popular destination for mountaineers, rock climbers and people seeking adventure. Trekking, Tours, Jungle Safari, Mountain Flights, Para Gliding, World Heritage, Tour, Bungee Jumping, Zip Line and many more to enthrall the fun lovers and adventurers. Annapurna Base Camp, Everest Base Camp, Chitwan National Park, Pokhara, Nagarkot, Mustang, Rara Lake, Panch Pokhari and a lot more destinations to experience while in Nepal.

The selected few religious destinations are Pasupatinath Temple (Kathmandu), Muktinath (Mustang), Boudhanath (Kathmandu), Lumbini-Birthplace of Lord Buddha (Bhairahawa), Manakamana (Gorkha)

World Heritage Sites

There are altogether ten World Heritage Sites in Nepal, seven of which are in Kathmandu itself.

Cultural Heritage Sites

Kathmandu Durbar Square | Patan Durbar Square | Bhaktapur Durbar Square | Bouddhanath Stupa | Changu Narayan Temple | Swayambhunath Stupa | Pashupatinath Temple | Lumbini

Natural Heritage Sites

Chitwan National Park | Sagarmatha National Park


Important Sites: www.tourism.gov.np | www.nepaltourism.info