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Nepal

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Nepalese rupee
Country name: 
Nepal
Capital: 
Kathmandu
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
November 2, 1904
Independent from: 
unified by Prithvi Narayan SHAH
Total area: 
147,181
Land area: 
143,351
Water area: 
3,830
Population: 
30,430,267
Population note: 
30,430,267 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Nepali
All languages: 
Nepali (official) 47.8%, Maithali 12.1%, Bhojpuri 7.4%, Tharu (Dagaura/Rana) 5.8%, Tamang 5.1%, Newar 3.6%, Magar 3.3%, Awadhi 2.4%, other 10%, unspecified 2.5% (2001 census) note: many in government and business also speak English (2001 est.)
Time zone: 
NPT (UTC+5:45)DST not observed
Drive on: 
Left
Calling code: 
+977
Domain: 
.np