Nepal

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

  • Country
  • Countries A-Z

  • Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
    Sanghiya Loktantrik Ganatantra Nepal

    Political Status: Independent monarchy established 1769; limited constitutional system promulgated December 16, 1962; constitutional monarchy proclaimed under constitution of November 9, 1990; interim constitution promulgated January 15, 2007, changing country’s official name from Kingdom of Nepal to State of Nepal; monarchy formally ended and federal democratic republic proclaimed May 28, 2008, by a Constituent Assembly; new constitution approved on September 20, 2015.

    Area: 56,826 sq. mi. (147,181 sq. km).

    Population: 29,624,000 (2018E—World Bank); 29,717,500 (2018E—U.S. Census).

    Major Urban Center (2016E—UN): KATHMANDU (1,442,000).

    Official Language: Nepali.

    Monetary Unit: Nepalese Rupee (market rate October 19, 2018: 116.85 rupees = $1US).

    President: Bidhya Devi BHANDARI (Nepal Communist Party, formerly Communist Party of Nepal [Unified Marxist-Leninist]); elected by parliament on October 29, 2015, succeeding Ram Baran YADAV (Nepali ...

    Looks like you do not have access to this content.

    Login

    Don’t know how to login?

    Click here for free trial login.

    • [0-9]
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
    • X
    • Y
    • Z

    Back to Top

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website