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About Nepal

Nepal, an independent country, lies between 80 degree 12' east longitude and 26 degree 22' and 30 degree 27' north latitude.
 
Area: 140,800 square km between 70 and 8848 meters altitude
Capital city: Kathmandu
People: Hindus, Newars, Tibetans, Gurungs, Magars, Tamangs, Rais, Limbus, Sherpas
National Language: Nepali
Population: 24.6 million
Urban population: 13%
Population growth rate: 2.3%
Infant mortality (under one): 66 per 1000 live births

Under five mortality: 91 per 1000 live births

Life expectancy (at birth): 60 years
Maternal mortality rate: 740 per 100,000 live births
Religion:Hinduism 86.2%, Buddhism 7.8%, Muslims 3.8%, other 2.2%
Major industries: Tourism, Handicraft, Agriculture and Water Resources.
Currency: Rupee
GNP per capita: $250
Adult literacy rate: 59%/24% Male/Female
Percentage population with access to safe drinking water: Total 88% Urban 94% Rural 87%.

Information source UNICEF 2004

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