Nepal, country of Asia, lying along the southern slopes of the Himalayan mountain ranges.It is a landlocked country located between India to the east, south, and west and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north.
Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between the Tibet autonomous region of China and India.It contains 8 of the world's 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest - the world's tallest - on the border with Tibet, and Lumbini, the birth place of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
The Independence of Nepal and the First Free Election . In 1923, Britain recognized the absolute independence of Nepal. Between 1846 and 1951, the country was ruled by the Rana family, which always held the office of prime minister.
Exercise increased caution in Nepal due to the potential for isolated political violence.. Political demonstrations intended to be peaceful can sometimes escalate into violence, and may be met with force by Nepali authorities.
The capital and largest city of Nepal, Kathmandu, occupies much of the valley located near the center of the country. Nepal is home to much of the Himalaya mountain range between Tibet (China) to the north and India to the south.
Woman Killed by Fire in Menstruation Hut, as Nepal Fights a Tradition . Despite a ban and efforts to educate Nepalese about a centuries-old practice of banishing menstruating women to isolated ...