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About Nepal

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is located in South Asia. It is a landlocked country flanked on the north and south by China and India respectively.

Nepal’s ecological zones run east to west about 800 km along its Himalayan axis, 150 to 250 km north to south. The country is divided into three main geographical regions: the Himalayan region, the mid-hill region and the Terai (plain) region. The highest point in the country is Mt. Everest (8,848 m)—which is also the highest peak in the world—whereas the lowest point is in Kechana Kalan in Jhapa (60 m).

Location
Between India & the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China.

Area & Population
147,181 Sq. Kms & Approximately 22 Million

Latitude & Longitude
26’12’ and 30’27’ North & 80 degree 4′ and 88 degree 12′ East

Capital
Kathmandu

People
Over 100 Ethnic Groups & 70 Spoken Languages.

Political-System
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

Topography
From the World’s Deepest gorge ‘Kali-Gandaki’ to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8848m.

Vegetation
Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine Deserts.

Climate
Climate ranges from sub-tropical in the low lands to Arctic higher altitudes.

Seasons
Winter (December – February)
Summer (March – May )
Monsoon (June – August)
Autumn (September – November)

National Bird & National Flower
Impean Pheasant (Danfe) & Rhododendron Arboreum (Lali Gurans)

National Festivals
Dashain, Tihar, Shivaratri, Nepali new year (Baishak first), Tej, Chad ete,

World Heriatge Sites
In Nepal, their are two UNESCO world heritage site respectively cultural world heritage site and another is natural world heritage. UNESCO cultural world heritage site have eight site respectively Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Changunarayan and Lumbini. Seven Cultural World Heritage Sites are situated within 20 kms of radius, in the Kathmandu Valley accept Lumbini. Another UNESCO natural world heritage site including two site respectively Sagarmatha National Park ( Mt. Everest National Park ) and Chitwan National Park.

Flora and Founa
840 different species of wet-land, migratory and residential bird, 8% of the world’s population of birds.

Home to Endangered Species Like
Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned rhino, Snow – Leopard, Red Panda, Brown Bear, Assamese Macaque, Gangetic Dolphin, Wolf, Wild Elephant, Giant Horn – Bill, Swamp Deer, Wild Yak, Tibetan Antelope, Black Buck, Four Horned antelope, Musk Deer, Pigmy Hog, Haspid Hare, Pangolin, Gharial, Indian Bustart, Saras Crane, Impean Pheasant, Python etc.

A Living Cultural Heritage
Nepal’s Heritage is alive and dynamic. Shamanism, Pan-animism & Witch-craft are still practiced in remote regions. Temples, shrines, monuments and monasteries are extremely active with devotees burning butter-lamps, singing hymns, chiming temple bells and playing drums. The only country that has living goddess “Kumari”

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Welcome to Our Web Site

Friends of Nepali Villages (FNV) is a non-governmental organization, raised to empower the people of the rural communities of Nepal. Prime goal of our organization is to bring about long-lasting, self-sustainable and socio-economical benefits to the needy and low income communities. We endeavor to create awareness among the local inhabitants, mobilize their available time and resources, and motivate them to create collective efforts to achieve the prime goals. Apart from the rural probe our program focuses on women, discriminated castes, children and backward communities. We strive to contribute to the realization of the Millennium Development Goals agreed by the government leaders in 2000: the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, the ensure of environmental sustainability and the promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women.

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