Nepal at a Glance
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a landlocked country in Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, and India to the south, east and west. The Himalaya mountain range runs across Nepal’s northern and western parts, and eight of the world’s ten highest mountains, including Mount Everest, are within its territory. The total area of Nepal is 147516 sq. Km with an East to West length of about 800Km and a North to South width of about 90-230Km. Nepal is located 26° 26’ north – 30° 26’ north latitude & 80° 03’ east – 88° 15’ west longitude. The elevation of Nepal starts at 70m above sea level and ends with Mt. Everest at 8848m.