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Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल
Sanghiya Loktāntrik Ganatantra Nepāl
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी (Sanskrit)
"Mother and Motherland are Greater than Heaven"
Anthem: Sayaun Thunga Phulka
"Made of Hundreds of Flowers"
Capital
and largest city
Kathmandu(Nepali: काठमाडौं)
27°42′N85°19′E / 27.700°N 85.317°E / 27.700; 85.317
Official languagesNepali
Recognised regional languages
DemonymNepali, Nepalese, Gurkhas
GovernmentFederalparliamentaryrepublic
 - PresidentRam Baran Yadav
 - Vice PresidentParmanand Jha
 - Prime MinisterSushil Koirala
LegislatureConstituent Assembly
Unification
 - Kingdom declared25 September 1768[1] 
 - State declared15 January 2007 
 - Republic declared28 May 2008 
Area
 - Total147,181 km2 (95th)
56,827 sq mi
 - Water (%)2.8
Population
 - 2011 census26,494,504[2]
 - Density180/km2 (62nd)
518/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2013 estimate
 - Total$62.384 billion[3]
 - Per capita$2,310 [4]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$19.921 billion[5]
 - Per capita$743[5]
Gini (2010)32.8[6]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.540[7]
low ·145th
CurrencyNepalese rupee (NPR)
Time zoneNPT(UTC+05:45)
DST not observed
Drives on theleft
Calling code+977
ISO 3166 codeNP
Internet TLD.np

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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