Country NameFederal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Short NameNepal
Largest cityKathmandu
Official languagesNepali
National LanguagesNepali
Religion81.3% Hinduism, 9% Buddhism, 4.4% Islam, 3.1% Kirant, 1.4% Christianity, 0.5% Prakriti, 0.3% Others
Demonym(s)Nepali, Nepalese
GovernmentFederal parliamentary republic
PresidentBidhya Devi Bhandari
Vice PresidentPrime Minister – Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
House SpeakerAgni Prasad Sapkota
Chief JusticeCholendra Shumsher JB Rana
Total Area147,516 km2 (56,956 sq mi)
Water (%)2.8
Total Land Area (%)143,385.55 km2
Population28,095,714 (2018 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$94 billion (2019 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$30 billion (2019 estimate)
CurrencyNepalese rupee (Rs, रू) (NPR)
Time zoneUTC+05:45 (Nepal Standard Time)

DST not observed

Date formatDD/MM/YYYY, YYYY/MM/DD in official Nepali
Mains Electricity230 V–50 Hz
Driving sideLeft
Calling code+977
ISO 3166 codeNP
Political Parties·         Nepal Communist Party (NCP)

·         Nepali Congress (NC)

·         Janata Samajwadi Party (JSPN)

Independence Day21 December 1923
Tallest BuildingSilver City Apartments

Mero City III
Mero City II

Mero City I

Richest PersonsBinod Chaudhary

Shesh Ghale

Jamuna Gurung

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