Top 5 facts about Nepal you must know

Nepal is bordered by China to the north and India to the south, east, and west. It is separated from Bangladesh by a narrow Indian corridor and from Bhutan by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal is located in the Himalayas and is home to eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Its southern Madhesh region is fertile and humid.The country has an area of 147,181 square kilometres, making it the world's 93rd largest country by area. It is also the 41st most populous this post we are going to show to 5 facts about Nepal that you should know

5. High diversity of altitude in less area

Nepal is very small in size and is nearly 4 times smaller than Texas. it is difficult to find high diversity of altitude in such a small area. But in Nepal diversity in altitude is very high. From lowest altitude of 59 meters to highest of 8848 meters above the sea level, it is very difficult to find such a high diversity of altitude in a small area. Along with Mount Everest 8 of the top ten highest mountains lies in Nepal. it is really a boon for Nepal because it attracts many tourists towards it.

4. Nepal should be named as Gorkha

As we know that Prithivi Nayaran shah was the king of Gorkha before Nepal was united by him. Then after Prithivi narayan shah united nepal, the whole country was named after the name of Kathmandu valley which was known as nepal at that time. But why does he choose that? For instance, if any king wins a battle with any other country then he will normally name it with the name of his kingdom. But in this case Prithivi Nayaran shah didn’t. If I was in his place, I would surely do that

3. The Only Living Goddess Found In Nepal 

Nepal has the only living goddess in the world known as kumari or kumari devi. Kumari is a young pre-pubescent girls who is worshiped in nepal in the form of goddess. A young girl from newar community is selected to be kumari and after her first menstruation period a new girl is chosen again. In other words a girl remains kumari until her first menstruation period and after that she is replaced by a new one. You can’t find living goddess in other countries. so if you want to see living goddess, then visit nepal.

2. The only non rectangular national flag 

It’s really unique that there is only one national flag with non rectangular shape which belongs to Nepal. Nepal’s flag is made up of two triangles which is composed of three colors blue, red and white which has its own importance. Blue represents the peace you can find in Nepal, red is for the bravery of the Nepali specially the Gorkhas and the moon for the coldness of mountain and sun for the hotness in the Terai region. it is the one and only national flag which is not rectangular. 

1. Earthquake zone 

The April 2015 earthquake made huge damaged to nepal and its aftershock contributed a lot for making us afraid. But how it occurred? The reason is below the Himalayan range there is an imaginary line where Indian Plate and Eurasian Plate meet each other and create thrust or force which causes earthquake. The Indian plate is slowly moving north towards the Eurasian plate which creates force and is the main cause of earthquake. This all mean that nepal is highly in danger of earthquake and we nepali should start making the houses which is stronger enough to defend earthquake

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