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Nepal's Information

Flag of Nepal
Land Area 143,351 km2
Water Area 3,830 km2
Total Area 147,181km2 (#93)
Population 29,033,914 (#45)
Population Density 202.54/km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $71.52 Billion
GDP Per Capita $2,500
Currency Rupee (NPR)
Largest Cities

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Nepal Flag:
Flag of Nepal

The Nepal flag was officially adopted on December 16, 1962, and it's the only national flag that's not a rectangle or square.

The blue border symbolizes peace, while red is the color of the rhododendron, Nepal's official flower.

The crescent moon is said to represent the royal house, while the sun represents the Rana family.

Larger Nepal flag

Nepal Coat of Arms:
Flag of Nepal

Nepal's coat of arms was introduced on December 30, 2006.

It is composed of a garland of rhododendrons encompassing Mount Everest and the hands of a male and female (to symbolize gender equality).

The red scroll making up the base reads: "The mother and the motherland are greater than heaven," in Sanskrit.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Nepal Trivia

What is the Biggest Ethnic Group in Nepal?

The Chhetri are the largest ethnic group in Nepal, representing just over 16% of the country's population.

Largest Ethnic Groups In Nepal

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