Nepal

A landlocked country the size of Arkansas, lying between India and the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China, Nepal contains Mount Everest (29,035 ft; 8,850 m), the tallest mountain in the world. Along its southern border, Nepal has a strip of level land that is partly forested, partly cultivated. North of that is the slope of the main section of the Himalayan range, including Everest and many other peaks higher than 8,000 m.


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  • Syangja District (Nepali: स्याङ्जा जिल्ला; Listen ), a part of Gandaki Province, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal The district, with Syangja bazaar (a small town) as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,164 km2 (449 sq mi) and had a population of 289,148 It lies in the hilly region at an altitude ranging from about 300 meters along the banks of Kaligandaki river up to a couple of thousands meters above the sea level It lies at about latitude 28°4'60 North and longitude 83°52'0 East

  • Kirtipur (Nepali: कीर्तिपुर, Nepal Bhasa: किपू Kipoo) is an ancient city of Nepal The Newars are the natives of Kipoo (Kirtipur) that is believed to be derived from Kirati King Yalamber It is located in the Kathmandu Valley 5 km south-west of the city of Kathmandu

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