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Nepal , Himalayas - Photo by ilkerender - CC-BY

 

Population 2002 ................................................................ 25,873,917
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 1,400
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 35.6
Unemployment.....................................................................47%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.2
 

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Capital city Kathmandu City Profile - Nepal History

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Pashupatinath Temple - Photo by mckaysavage - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................1,068,298 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 89
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 22
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 2
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 65
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 4

 

Background Note: Nepal  __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5283.htm

Country Profile: Nepal __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Nepal is also one of the poorest countries in the world, a situation made worse by an ongoing Maoist rebellion." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/country_profiles/1166502.stm
 
Economy of Nepal __ "An isolated, agrarian society until the mid-20th century, Nepal entered the modern era in 1951 without schools, hospitals, roads, telecommunications, electric power, industry, or civil service." You will find an encyclopedic article with ;links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Nepal 

Ethnologue report for Nepal __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Nepal - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Nepal

Maps Of Nepal __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Nepal.html

Nepal __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/nepal/ 

Nepal __ "Draped along the greatest heights of the Himalaya, the kingdom of Nepal is a land of sublime scenery, time-worn temples, and some of the best walking trails on earth. It's a poor country, but it is rich in scenic splendour and cultural treasures. The kingdom has long exerted a pull on the Western imagination and it's a difficult place to dislodge from your memory once you return." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/indian_subcontinent/nepal/

Nepal __ A good overview of Nepal, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107820.html
Nepal Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural ... __ "Nepal Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." A ton of information. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/nepal/economy/index.html

Nepal - CIA - The World Factbook __ You will find map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and more. - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/np.html

Nepal : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress __ "Please note: The current Country Study was previously in a multi-country volume. Chapter numbers reflect those used in the printed book."  A detailed general overview. - From Library of Congress - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/nptoc.html  

Nepal Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the country of your choice in the drop down menu. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Nepal: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ A good and fairly detailed overview of Nepal. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107820.html

Nepal Home Page __ You will find just about anything you want about Nepal from news and current events to travel, entertainment, government, photo galleries and more. - illustrated - From nepalhomepage.com - http://www.nepalhomepage.com/firstpage/

Nepal - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Nepal Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." All this and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/nepal_geography.html

Nepal: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blnepal.htm

Nepal Government __ "Central website of the Government of Nepal providing links to all departments of the government and useful information." - illustrated - From Government of Nepal - http://www.nepalgov.gov.np/ 

nepal map and map of nepal information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/np.htm

Nepal Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Nepal. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Nepal/

Nepal Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/nepal

Nepal Rastra Bank - Central Bank of Nepal __ The Central Bank of Nepal shares information about the management, publications, statistics, and details of the bank. Also includes daily foreign exchange rates. - From nrb.org.np - http://www.nrb.org.np/

Nepal - UNESCO World Heritage Centre __ List of sites in Nepal which are considered World Heritage by the United Nations. - From unesco.org - http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/np

Nepalese Newspapers : Newspapers from Nepal : Nepalese News __ List of newspapers in Nepal and publication language. - From onlinenewspapers.com - http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/nepal.htm

Latest news and analysis from Nepal on politics, economics and more. __  Latest news from Nepal. - illustrated - From nepalitimes.com - http://www.nepalitimes.com/ 

Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha __ A good overview of this historic site. - illustrated - From unesco.org - http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/666   

pictures of Nepal at picturesofplaces.com - nepal pictures __ Nepal pictures including the Himalayas, Mount Everest (Sagarmatha), Kathmandu, Lhotse, Annapurna Range, Gokyo, Pokhara Lake, Durbar Square, Royal Chitwan, and more. - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/nepal.html 

Royal Nepalese Embassy, Washington DC __ A good place to begin your study of Nepal. You will find a country overview, trade and investment information, politics and other topics. - illustrated - From Embassy of Nepal - http://www.nepalembassyusa.org/


 

 

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