Nepal



Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. It is located in the Himalayas and bordered to the north by the People's Republic of China, and to the south, east, and west by the Republic of India. Specifically, the Indian states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, and Sikkim border Nepal, while across the Himalayas lies the Tibetan Autonomous Region.

NameNepal
Top Level Domain
.np
Alpha2 CodeNP
Alpha3 CodeNPL
Calling Codes
977
CapitalKathmandu
Alt Spellings
NP
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Loktāntrik Ganatantra Nepāl
RegionAsia
SubregionSouthern Asia
Population28431500
Latlng
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DemonymNepalese
Area147181
Gini32.8
Timezones
UTC+05:45
Borders
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Native Nameनेपाल
Numeric Code524
Currencies
CodeNPR
NameNepalese rupee
Symbol
Languages
Iso639_1ne
Iso639_2nep
NameNepali
Native Nameनेपाली
Translations
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Regional Blocs
AcronymSAARC
NameSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Other Acronyms
Other Names
CiocNEP

Cities

Kathmandu

Destinations

Everest And The Trek To Base Camp

Everest and the Trek to Base Camp

Ashokan Pillar

Monument in Lumbini

Maya Devi Temple Lumbini

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Pashupatinath Temple

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Swayambhunath Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Swayambhunath

55 Window Palace

Palace in Bhaktapur

Adinath Lokeshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Chobar

Akash Bhairab Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Aksheshwar Mahavihar

Buddhist Temple in Patan

Amar Narayan Mandir

Hindu Temple in Tansen (Palpa)

Annapurna Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Asan Tole

Square in Kathmandu

Ashok Binayak

Hindu Shrine in Kathmandu

Auspicious Pinnacle Dharma Centre Of Dzongsar

Buddhist Monastery in Pharping

Bachhareshwari Temple

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Badrinath Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Baggi (Mul) Dhoka

Gate in Tansen (Palpa)

Bagh Bhairab Temple

Hindu Temple in Kirtipur

Bangemudha

Shrine in Kathmandu

Basantapur (Kathmandu) Tower

Historic Building in Kathmandu

Bat Cave

Cave in Around Pokhara

Bhagwati Shiva Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Bhagwati Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Bhairab Temple

Hindu Temple in Bungamati

Bhairabi Temple

Hindu Temple in Nuwakot

Bhairabnath Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Bhandarkhal Water Tank

Historic Building in Patan

Bhimsen Temple

Buddhist Temple in Kathmandu

Bhimsen Temple

Hindu Temple in Gorkha

Bhimsen Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Bhimsen Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Bhimsen Temple

Hindu Temple in Pokhara

Bhimsen Tower (Dharahara)

Monument in Kathmandu

Bidyapith Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Bijeshwari Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Bindebasini Temple

Hindu Temple in Bandipur

Bindhya Basini Temple

Hindu Temple in Pokhara

Bishankhu Narayan

Hindu Shrine in Godavari

Boudhanath Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Brahmayani Temple

Hindu Temple in Panauti

Brass & Bronze Museum

Museum in Bhaktapur

Buddha Amideva Park

Buddhist Statue in Swayambhunath

Bungamati Culture Museum

Museum in Bungamati

Cambodian Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini

Ceremonial Bell

Monument in Lumbini

Chabahil Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Chabahil

Chandeshwari Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Chandra Binayak Ganesh Temple

Hindu Temple in Chabahil

Changu Museum

Museum in Changu Narayan Temple

Changu Narayan Temple

Hindu Temple in The Eastern Valley

Char Dham Temples

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Charles Tower

Viewpoint in Bhedetar

Charumati Vihar

Buddhist Temple in Chabahil

Chilanchu Vihara

Buddhist Stupa in Kirtipur

Chyasilin Mandap

Monument in Bhaktapur

City Gate

Historic Building in Bhaktapur

Cremation Plinths

Hindu Site in Bhaktapur

Crocodile Breeding Centre & Rhino Centre

Zoo in Bardia National Park

Crocodile Breeding Project

Zoo in Chitwan National Park

Dakshinkali Temple

Hindu Temple in Dakshinkali

Daman Mountain Resort View Tower

Viewpoint in Daman

Dattatreya Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Degutaleju Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Devi’s Falls

Waterfall in Pokhara

Dey Pukha

Pond in Bungamati

Drölma Lhakhang

Buddhist Monastery in Pharping

Drubgyud Chöling Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini

Durbar Square

Historic Site in Kathmandu

Durbar Square (Patan)

Historic Site in Patan

Eastern Ghats

Hindu Site in Pashupatinath

Eastern Stairway

Buddhist Monument in Swayambhunath

Eastern Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Patan

Elephant Breeding Centre

Zoo in Bardia National Park

Erotic Elephants Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Eternal Flame

Monument in Lumbini

Fasidega Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Gaddhi Baithak

Palace in Kathmandu

Ganesh Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Ganesh Temple

Hindu Temple in Gorkha

Garden Of Dreams

Gardens in Kathmandu

Gauri Shankar Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Gautami Nun’s Temple

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Gita Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Godavari Kunda

Hindu Site in Godavari

Godavari Kunda Community Forest

Forest in Godavari

Gokarna Mahadev Temple

Hindu Temple in The Eastern Valley

Gold Buddha Statue

Buddhist Statue in Lumbini

Golden Gate

Historic Building in Bhaktapur

Golden Temple (Kwa Bahal)

Buddhist Temple in Patan

Gopi Nath Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Gorakhnath Temple

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Gorkha Durbar

Palace in Gorkha

Gorkha Museum

Museum in Gorkha

Great Bell

Monument in Kathmandu

Great Drigung Kagyud Lotus Stupa

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Great Drums & Kot Square

Monument in Kathmandu

Great Thunderbolt

Buddhist Monument in Swayambhunath

Guhyeshwari Temple

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave

Cave in Pokhara

Gurkha Museum

Museum in Pokhara

Guru Lhakhang

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Guru Rinpoche Cave

Buddhist Shrine in Pharping

Guru Rinpoche Statue

Buddhist Sculpture in Dollu

Hanuman Dhoka

Palace in Kathmandu

Hanuman Ghat

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Harati (Ajima) Shrine

Hindu Site in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Hari Shankar Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Hari Siddhi Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Harisiddhi Bhagwan Temple

Hindu Temple in Godavari

I Baha Bahi

Buddhist Monastery in Patan

Ichangu Narayan Temple

Hindu Temple in The Northern & Western Valley

Ilam View Tower

Viewpoint in Ilam

Indra Chowk

Square in Kathmandu

Indrani Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Indrapur Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Indrayani Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Indreshwar Mahadev Temple

Hindu Temple in Panauti

Information Centre

Museum in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

International Mountain Museum

Museum in Pokhara

Itum Bahal

Courtyard in Kathmandu

Jagannarayan Temple Patan

Hindu Temple in Patan

Jagannath Temple Kathmandu

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Jaisi Deval Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Jal Binayak Temple

Hindu Temple in Chobar

Jamchen Lhakhang

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Janaki Mandir

Hindu Temple in Janakpur

Jaya Varahi Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Ka-Nying Sheldrup Ling Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Kabindrapur Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Kagchode Thubten Sampheling Gompa

Monastery in Kagbeni

Kailashnath Mahadev

Statue in The Valley Fringe

Kaiser Library

Library in Kathmandu

Kakeshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Kala (Black) Bhairab

Hindu Monument in Kathmandu

Kali Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Kalmochan Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Karya Binayak Temple

Hindu Temple in Bungamati

Kasthamandap

Historic Building in Kathmandu

Kathesimbhu Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu

Kathmandu University Department Of Music

University in Bhaktapur

Kedarnath Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Khadga Devi Temple

Hindu Temple in Bandipur

Khalna Tole

Square in Bhaktapur

King Bhupatindra Malla’s Column

Monument in Bhaktapur

King Pratap Malla’s Column

Monument in Kathmandu

King Yoganarendra Malla’s Statue

Monument in Patan

Kopan Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Korean Buddhist Temple

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Kotilingeshwar Mahadev Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Krishna Mandir

Hindu Temple in Patan

Krishna Narayan Temple

Hindu Temple in Panauti

Krishna Narayan Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Krishna Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Krishna Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Krishna Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Kumari Bahal

Courtyard in Kathmandu

Kumbeshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Lagan (Southern) Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Patan

Lakshmi Mishwar Mahadev Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Lingam Shrines

Hindu Site in Pashupatinath

Lingam With Shiva Face

Hindu Site in Pashupatinath

Living Traditions Museum

Museum in Changu Narayan Temple

Lohan Chowk

Square in Kathmandu

Lohan Dehar

Hindu Temple in Kirtipur

Lokamani Pula Pagoda

Buddhist Site in Lumbini

Lookout Tower

Viewpoint in Nagarkot

Lumbini Crane Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Lumbini

Lumbini Museum

Museum in Lumbini

Mahabouddha Temple

Buddhist Temple in Patan

Mahadev Temple

Hindu Temple in Gorkha

Mahendra Gufa

Cave in Around Pokhara

Mahendra Park

Park in The Northern & Western Valley

Mahendreshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Main Square

Square in Kirtipur

Maju Deval

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Manakamana Temple

Hindu Temple in Manakamana

Manang Samaj Stupa

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Manga Hiti

Religious Site in Patan

Mani Mandap

Historic Building in Patan

Manjushree Park

Park in Chobar

Maru Mandapa Mahavihar

Buddhist Temple in Patan

Maru Tole

Street in Kathmandu

Military Museum

Museum in Swayambhunath

Minnath Temple

Buddhist Temple in Patan

Mohankali Chowk

Square in Kathmandu

Mother Of Chandeshwari Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Mother Temple Of The Graduated Path To Enlightenment

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Mountain Botanical Gardens

Park in Daman

Mul Chowk

Courtyard in Patan

Mustang Eco Museum

Museum in Jomsom

Myanmar Golden Temple

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Naga Pokhari

Pond in Bhaktapur

Nagar Mandap Sri Kirti Vihar

Buddhist Temple in Kirtipur

Nagarjun Hill

National Park in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

Nagarkot Buddha Peace Garden

Buddhist Statue in Nagarkot

Namobuddha Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Namobuddha

Nandi Statue

Hindu Site in Pashupatinath

Nara Devi Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Narayanhiti Palace Museum

Museum in Kathmandu

Nasal Chowk

Square in Kathmandu

Nasamana Square

Square in Bhaktapur

National Art Gallery

Gallery in Bhaktapur

National Botanical Gardens

Gardens in Godavari

National Museum

Museum in Swayambhunath

Natural History Museum

Museum in Swayambhunath

Naudhara Community Forest

Forest in Godavari

Naudhara Kunda

Hindu Temple in Godavari

Nepal Vajrayana Mahavihara Temple

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Ni Bahal

Buddhist Temple in Bhaktapur

Northern Stupa

Buddhist Stupa in Patan

Nyatapola Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Observation Tower

Viewpoint in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Old Pokhara

Area in Pokhara

Pachali Bhairab & The Southern Ghats

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Padma Library

Historic Building in Bandipur

Pal Dilyak Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Pal Nye Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Paljorling Tibetan Refugee Settlement

Cultural Centre in Pokhara

Panauti Peace Gallery

Museum in Panauti

Panch Deval

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Pashupatinath Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Patan Museum

Museum in Patan

Peace Gallery

Gallery in Patan

Peacock Window

Notable Building in Bhaktapur

Pernami Mandir

Hindu Temple in Itahari

Phewa Tal

Lake in Pokhara

Pim Bahal Pokhari

Pond in Patan

Pokhara Regional Museum

Museum in Pokhara

Potters’ Square

Square in Bhaktapur

Pujari Math

Historic Building in Bhaktapur

Raj Rajeshwari Temple

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Ralo Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Pharping

Ram Chandra Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Ram Mandir & Danush Sagar

Hindu Temple in Janakpur

Ram Sita Bibaha Mandap

Hindu Temple in Janakpur

Ram Temple

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Rameshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Rani Pokhari

Pond in Kathmandu

Rato Machhendranath Temple

Temple in Patan

Rato Machhendranath Temple

Hindu Temple in Bungamati

Reclining Statue Of Vishnu

Statue in Budhanilkantha

Religious Market

Market in Pashupatinath

Rigzu Phodrang Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Pharping

Royal Palace

Palace in Patan

Royal Thai Buddhist Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini

Saat Tale Durbar

Palace in Nuwakot

Sagarmatha National Park (Park Office)

National Park in Everest Base Camp Trek

Sagarmatha National Park Visitor Centre

Museum in Everest Base Camp Trek

Sakya Tharig Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Sakya Tharig Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Pharping

Salan Ganesh Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Samtenling Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Sankhamul Ghats

Hindu Site in Patan

Seti River Gorge

Park in Pokhara

Seto (White) Bhairab

Statue in Kathmandu

Seto Machhendranath Temple (Jan Bahal)

Temple in Kathmandu

Shanti Ban Buddha

Buddhist Statue in Godavari

Shashwat Dham

Hindu Temple in Narayangarh & Bharatpur

Shechen Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Shekala Mai Temple

Hindu Temple in Khokana

Sherpa Culture Museum

Museum in Everest Base Camp Trek

Shesh Narayan Temple

Hindu Temple in Pharping

Shiva Parvati Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Shiva Shrines

Hindu Site in Pashupatinath

Shiva Temple

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Shiva-Parvati Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

National Park in The Northern & Western Valley

Shobabaghwati Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Shree Rikheshwar Mahadev Mandir

Hindu Temple in Daman

Siddha Gufa Cave

Cave in Bandipur

Siddhartha Art Gallery

Gallery in Kathmandu

Siddhi Lakshmi Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Silkworm Farm

Farm in Bandipur

Singh Sattal

Historic Building in Kathmandu

Sitalpati

Plaza in Tansen (Palpa)

Sri Lankan Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini

Standing Buddha Image

Buddhist Monument in Pashupatinath

Stone Inscription

Historic Site in Kathmandu

Stone Lions

Sculpture in Bhaktapur

Stupa Platform

Buddhist Monument in Swayambhunath

Sulima Square

Courtyard in Patan

Sundari Chowk

Courtyard in Patan

Sundari Chowk

Square in Kathmandu

Suriya Binayak Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Tadhunchen Bahal

Buddhist Temple in Bhaktapur

Taleju Bell

Monument in Bhaktapur

Taleju Bell

Monument in Patan

Taleju Bhawani Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Taleju Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Taleju Temple

Hindu Temple in Nuwakot

Taleju Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Tana Deval Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Tansen Durbar

Palace in Tansen (Palpa)

Taragaon Museum

Museum in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Thani Mai Temple Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Bandipur

Tharlam Gompa

Buddhist Temple in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Tharu Cultural Museum

Museum in Chitwan National Park

Tharu Cultural Museum

Museum in Bardia National Park

Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Centre

Museum in Chitwan National Park

Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Namobuddha

Thrangu Vajra Vidhya Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini

Three Goddesses Temples

Temple in Kathmandu

Tibetan Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Patan

Til Mahadev Narayan Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Tilaurakot

Historic Site in Lumbini

Tilaurakot Museum

Museum in Lumbini

Tin Deval Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Trailokya Mohan Narayan Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Tribhuvan Museum

Museum in Kathmandu

Tripureshwar Mahadev Temple

Hindu Temple in Kathmandu

Tundikhel

Viewpoint in Bandipur

Tusha Hiti

Notable Building in Patan

Ugrachandi & Bhairab Statues

Monument in Bhaktapur

Uku Bahal

Buddhist Monastery in Patan

Uma Maheshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Uma Maheshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Kirtipur

Uma Maheshwar Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Vajra Varahi Temple

Hindu Temple in Chapagaon

Vajra Yogini Temple

Buddhist Shrine in Pharping

Vajrayogini Temple

Hindu Temple in Sankhu

Varahi Mandir

Hindu Temple in Pokhara

Vatsala Durga Temple

Hindu Temple in Bhaktapur

Vietnam Phat Quoc Tu Temple

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Viewpoint In Pashupatinath

Viewpoint in Pashupatinath

Vishnu Temple Gorkha

Hindu Temple in Gorkha

Vishnu Temple In Dhulikhel

Hindu Temple in Dhulikhel

Vishnu Temples

Hindu Temple in Patan

Vishwanath Temple

Hindu Temple in Patan

Vishwarup Temple Pashupatinath

Hindu Temple in Pashupatinath

Visitor Centre Museum In Bardia National Park

Museum in Bardia National Park

War Drums Bhaktapur

Monument in Bhaktapur

Western Cremation Ghats

Hindu Site in Pashupatinath

Western Stupa Patan

Buddhist Stupa in Patan

Western Stupa Swayambhunath

Buddhist Stupa in Swayambhunath

Wildlife Display & Information Centre Chitwan National Park

Museum in Chitwan National Park

Woodcarving Museum Bhaktapur

Museum in Bhaktapur

World Peace Pagoda

Buddhist Temple in Lumbini

Yatkha Bahal Kathmandu

Buddhist Temple in Kathmandu

Yita Chapal Kathmandu

Historic Building in Kathmandu

Yogi Caves Pashupatinath

Hindu Site in Pashupatinath

Zhong Hua Chinese Buddhist Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini

Zoo In Patan

Zoo in Patan


Unless you are from India, a visa is necessary to enter Nepal and can be obtained from any Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or at most entry points in Nepal.

Nationals from Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia, Swaziland, Syria and Zimbabwe need to arrange a visa before arriving.

Multiple entry tourist visas can be obtained by paying US$25 for 15 days, US$40 for 30 days or US$100 for 90 days. You will need a recent passport photo. Business visas are cheaper but start at US$100 for a year.

Visitors may extend their tourist visa by paying US $2 per day. You may not stay longer that 150 days per calender year or will have to pay a fine.
Trekking permits are not required for Everest, Annapurna and Langtang areas.

Business visas with multiple entry facilities are available at a rate of US $100 for one year and US $250 for five years. Ministry of Industry recommendation is required.

Visas are free for all tourists who come from a SAARC country. Indian nationals do not need a visa.

Nepal Visa Information

Nepal Embassies

Nepal Immigration


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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