Nepal

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Which country borders Nepal to the north?

Tibet Autonomous Region of China

What is the highest point on Earth located in Nepal?

Mount Everest

Which city is the capital and the largest city of Nepal?

Kathmandu

What is the official language of Nepal?

Nepali

In which geographical region is Nepal mainly situated?

Himalayas

Which country narrowly separates Nepal from Bangladesh?

Siliguri Corridor

During which period was the name 'Nepal' first recorded in texts?

Vedic period

In which region of Nepal are eight of the world's ten tallest mountains located?

Himalayas

Which religion was founded during the era in ancient Nepal when the name 'Nepal' was first recorded?

Hinduism

Which Indian state separates Nepal from Bhutan?

Sikkim

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Geography and Location

  • Nepal is bordered by China/Tibet to the north.
  • The highest point on Earth, Mount Everest (Chomolungma), is located in Nepal.

Capital City

  • The capital and largest city of Nepal is Kathmandu.

Language and Culture

  • The official language of Nepal is Nepali.

Geographical Region

  • Nepal is mainly situated in the Himalayan region.

Borders and Neighboring Countries

  • India separates Nepal from Bangladesh, with the Indian state of Bihar to the south.
  • The Indian state of Sikkim separates Nepal from Bhutan.

History

  • The name 'Nepal' was first recorded in texts during the Licchavi period (400-750 CE).

Mountain Ranges

  • Eight of the world's ten tallest mountains are located in the Himalayan region of Nepal.

Ancient Nepal

  • During the Licchavi period, Hinduism was founded in ancient Nepal.

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