1. Nepal is the birthplace of “Sakyamuni-Gautam Budhha”, also known as ‘light of Asia‘. shilparamam-cultural
  2. Ashoka pillar– the oldest inscription in Nepal commemorates  the visit of Emperor Ashoka to Budhha’s birthplace in 3rd centuryBC.       p1399715970-5 
  3. Nepal has 8/10 highest peaks in the world, along with “Sagarmatha“- meaning ‘forehead of the world’.   sagarmatha-national-park1
  4. In the mid 18th century, King PRITHIVI NARAYAN SHAH conquered the present-day Nepal. And Nepal is an independent country in world’s history since then.king-01-prithivi-narayan-gr
  5. Nepal is the one of the three timezone with a 45 minute offset from UTC. The others are Chatham Island Standard Time, with an offset of UTC+12:45, and the unofficial Australian Central Western Time, with an offset of UTC+08:45.
  6. Nepal suffered a massive earthquake on April 25, 2015 with a magnitude of 7.9 Richter scale. The energy released during it was believed to be 504 times huge than Hiroshima bombing in 1945.

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    Destruction of Dharahara after earthquake
  7. The earthquake shifted Kathmandu by approx 10 feets and triggered avalanche in Mt. Everest as well. The major quake was followed by 400+ aftershocks greater than 4Mw and 20,000+ others lesser than 4Mw.
  8. Vedvyasa– the writer of Mahabharata was believed to be born in Tanahun district, Nepal.

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    Guru Vedvyas
  9. DEVI KUMARI- the only living goddess in the world.kumari
  10. Yeti– Snowman is suspected to exist in the Himalayas of Nepal.

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    Yeti’s footprint
  11. Tilicho lake, the highest lake on the earth lies at the altitude of 4800m.241large
  12. Kaligandaki gorge, 1200m deep is the deepest gorge in the world.n617
  13. Arun valley, is the highest valley on the earth. It is famous site for trekking.arun-valley-trek_trip_51_1308470438
  14. Nepal has never won any Olymipcs medal, Miss World and Miss Universe titles.
  15.  NEPAL is also known as the ” Amazon of ASIA“.
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    Chitwan National Park

     

  16. Kathmandu, the capital, is believed to be living art gallery of culture. It has the highest density of UNESCO’s World heritage sites.kathmandu-sightseeing-tour
  17. Nepal’s map roughly resembles that of PORTUGAL when turned by 90 degree clockwise.
  18. Nepal is the only country in the world with non rectangular flag. The flag was adopted after King PRTIVI NARAYAN Shah unified all the small principalities of Nepal.flag-map-of-nepal3
  19. Nepal is one of the best travel destinations in the world with the variation in geography, wildlife, landscapes, culture and tradition.

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    Poon hill- one of the best destinations in Nepal
  20. “NAMASTE” is the way of greeting in Nepal which literally means – ” I salute the God in you. “n069
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