Nepal boasts its different ethnic background, rich culture, and awe-inspiring natural charm. With a large array of flora and fauna, the nation keeps some of the rarest species wild animals such as the one-horned Rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, Red Panda and the national flower Rhododendron. Nepal is truly paradise with awesome majestic hills, dramatic landscape and fascinating ponds.
We are recording some of a fascinating fun and exciting facts about Nepal. Top 10 Intriguing and awesome facts of Nepal—
10. The amazing creature of the Himalayas known as Yeti is said to be identified in the Nepalese Himalayas by many who have trodden the hidden direction in the Himalayas. Sir Edmund Hillary even led an adventure to look for the Yeti in 1958.
9. Nepal was the last Hindu Country in the world when it was announced high-end by the parliament during 2006. Although many religious beliefs harmoniously co-exist in the nation, 81.3 % of the inhabitants of the country follows Hinduism. Nepal still has the maximum percentage of Hindus in the world.
8. Nepal has the only residing Goddess in the world known as Kumari. Kumari basically means virgin in Nepali.
7. In Nepal, Gorkhas are famous as bravest warriors in the world. Having been protected by the bravest battalion of the world, as it was never colonized by any power of the world.
6. Nepal is the place light of Asia. Lord Buddha (Siddhartha Goutam Buddha) was born in 623 B.C. in Kapilvastu district, Lumbini, which lies in Nepal. Lumbini is now a holy place for Buddhists.
5. Nepal has 8 out of 10 of the world’s highest hills, such as the world’s highest Mount Everest stands 8848 meters height. The highest mountain is known as Sagarmatha in Nepal.
4. In regards to bio-diversity, Nepal is one of the wealthiest country in the world. It is truly known as Amazon of Asia due to the initial extensive varieties species discovered here. Nepal has more than 900 varieties of parrots, species of birds all around the world. It has 4.2 % of the world’s butterfly varieties and 3.96 % of the world’s mammal varieties.
3. The Nepalese flag consists of two the overlapping triangles, the only non-rectangular national flag.
2. The Nepalese calendar, known as Bikram Samvat, celebrates its New year on the day of the first New month after mid-April. Nepali Calendar is 67 years ahead of Gregorian Calendar. Their present year is 2074.
1.From 1768, when it became a unified country, until 2008, Nepal was a kingdom.
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