Nepal

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Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia.wikipedia
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South Asia

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Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia.
Topographically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate, which rises above sea level as Nepal and northern parts of India situated south of the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush.

Himalayas

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It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.
The range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest (Nepal/China).

Geography of Nepal

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Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.
Nepal measures about 880 km along its Himalayan axis by 150 to 250 km across.

Terai

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Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.
The Terai or Tarai is a lowland region in southern Nepal and northern India that lies south of the outer foothills of the Himalayas, the Siwalik Hills, and north of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

Sikkim

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It borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim.
It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south.

Indo-Gangetic Plain

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It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.
The Indo-Gangetic Plain, also known as the Indus-Ganga Plain and the North Indian River Plain, is a 630 e6acre fertile plain encompassing northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, including most of northern and eastern India, the eastern parts of Pakistan, virtually all of Bangladesh and southern plains of Nepal.

Mount Everest

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Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.
The international border between Nepal (Province No. 1) and China (Tibet Autonomous Region) runs across its summit point.

Nepali language

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Nepal is a multiethnic country with Nepali as the official language.
It is the official language of Nepal and one of the 22 scheduled languages of India.

Kathmandu

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Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city.
Stone inscriptions are a ubiquitous element at heritage sites and are key sources for the history of Nepal.

Kingdom of Nepal

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The Shah dynasty established the Kingdom of Nepal and later formed an alliance with the British Empire, under its Rana dynasty of premiers.
During this period, Nepal was formally under the rule of the Shah dynasty, which exercised varying degrees of power during the kingdom's existence.

Gorkha Kingdom

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By the 18th century, the Gorkha Kingdom achieved the unification of Nepal.
Gorkha Kingdom was a kingdom in the confederation of 24 states, known as Chaubisi rajya, located in the Indian subcontinent, present-day western Nepal.

Lumbini

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In the middle of the first millennium BCE, Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini in southern Nepal.
Lumbinī (Nepali and Sanskrit: लुम्बिनी, "the lovely") is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Province No. 5 in Nepal.

Lhasa Newar

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The Himalayan branch of the ancient Silk Road was dominated by the valley's traders.
The Nepalese merchants conducted trade between Nepal, Tibet and Bengal, India over the Silk Road, and acted as a bridge for economic and cultural exchanges between South Asia and Central Asia.

Nepal Mandala

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The centrally located Kathmandu Valley is intertwined with the culture of Indo-Aryans, and was the seat of the prosperous Newar confederacy known as Nepal Mandala.
Nepal Mandala (Devanagari: नेपाल मण्डल) is an ancient confederation on the Indian subcontinent, marked by cultural, religious and political boundaries which lies in present-day central Nepal.

Indo-Aryan peoples

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The centrally located Kathmandu Valley is intertwined with the culture of Indo-Aryans, and was the seat of the prosperous Newar confederacy known as Nepal Mandala.
A recent Indo-Aryan migration theory—proposed by anthropologist David W. Anthony (in The Horse, The Wheel and Language) and by archaeologists Elena Efimovna Kuzmina and J. P. Mallory—claims that the introduction of the Indo-Aryan languages in the Indian subcontinent was a result of a migration of people from the Sintashta culture through the Bactria-Margiana Culture and into the northern Indian subcontinent (modern day India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan).

Kathmandu Valley

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The centrally located Kathmandu Valley is intertwined with the culture of Indo-Aryans, and was the seat of the prosperous Newar confederacy known as Nepal Mandala.
The Kathmandu Valley is the most developed and populated place in Nepal.

Constitution of Nepal

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The Constitution of Nepal, adopted in 2015, affirms Nepal as a secular federal parliamentary republic divided into seven provinces.
Nepal is governed according to the Constitution which came into effect on Sept 20, 2015, replacing the Interim Constitution of 2007.

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

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Nepal hosts the permanent secretariat of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), of which it is a founding member.
Its member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Prime Minister of Nepal

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The Shah dynasty established the Kingdom of Nepal and later formed an alliance with the British Empire, under its Rana dynasty of premiers.
The position of Prime Minister of Nepal (नेपालको प्रधानमन्त्री; Nēpālakō pradhānamantrī) in modern form was called by different names at different times of Nepalese history.

Newar people

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The centrally located Kathmandu Valley is intertwined with the culture of Indo-Aryans, and was the seat of the prosperous Newar confederacy known as Nepal Mandala.
Newar (नेवार; endonym: Newa: नेवा, Pracalit script: 𑐣𑐾𑐰𑐵𑑅), or Nepami, are the historical inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas in Nepal and the creators of its historic heritage and civilisation.

List of highest mountains on Earth

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Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.
All peaks 7000 m or higher are located in East, Central or South Asia in a rectangle edged by Noshaq (7492 m) on the Afghanistan–Pakistan border in the west, Jengish Chokusu (Tuōmù'ěr Fēng, 7439 m) on the Kyrgyzstan–Xinjiang border to the north, Gongga Shan (Minya Konka, 7556 m) in Sichuan to the east, and Kabru (7412 m) on the Sikkim–Nepal border to the south.

Outline of ancient India

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Nepal appears in ancient Indian literary texts dated as far back as the fourth century BC.
Ancient India was composed of the modern-day countries of Afghanistan (some portions), Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Tibet

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Parts of northern Nepal were intertwined with the culture of Tibet.
It is employed throughout the Tibetan plateau and Bhutan and is also spoken in parts of Nepal and northern India, such as Sikkim.

Gurkha

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The military of Nepal is the fifth largest in South Asia; it is notable for its Gurkha history, particularly during the world wars, and has been a significant contributor to United Nations peacekeeping operations.
During the Anglo-Nepalese War (1814–16) between the Gorkha Kingdom (present-day Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal) and the East India Company, the Gorkhali soldiers made an impression on the British, who called them Gurkhas.

Pashupatinath Temple

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In this account, the cow that issued milk to the spot, at which Nepa discovered the Jyotirlinga of Pashupatinath upon investigation, was also named Ne.
The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous and sacred Hindu temple complex that is located on the banks of the Bagmati River, approximately 5 km north-east of Kathmandu in the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal.