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Physical Map of Nepal showing state boundaries, relief, Mount Everest, major rivers, important cities, extreme points, and national parks.
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Nepal's Quick Facts

Land Area 143,351 km2
Water Area 3,830 km2
Total Area 147,181 km2
Population 29,033,914
Population Density 197.27 / km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $71.52 Billion
GDP Per Capita $2,500
Currency Rupee (NPR)
Largest Cities
  • Kathmandu (1,423,515)
  • Pokhara (420,735)
  • Animal: Cow
  • Bird: Himalayan Monal
  • Coat of Arms:

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  • Coat of Arms: 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.
  • Flag of Nepal
  • Flower: Rhododendron
  • Motto: "Mother and motherland are greater than heaven"

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