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Nepal (नेपाल) (/nɛˈpɔːl/ ne-PAWL Nepali: नेपाल [neˈpal] ( listen)), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. With an area of 147,181 square kilometres (56,827 sq mi) and a population of approximately 27 million (and 2 million absentee workers living abroad), Nepal is the world’s 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. 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.
Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and the country’s largest metropolis. Kathmandu Valley itself has estimated population of 5 million.
Nepal has a rich geography. The mountainous north has eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including the highest point…

Nepal: Ueberflutungen in der Naehe von Pokhara Stand

In Pokhara im Westen Nepals ist es aufgrund von starken Regenfaellen am Sonntag, dem 6. Mai zu einer Springflut des Seti-Flusses gekommen. Dabei wurden ein Picknickplatz und das Dorf Karapani ueberflutet. Nach Medienangaben sind 15 Menschen ertrunken, 40 weitere werden … Weiterlesen

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