10 Interesting facts about Nepal

For anyone interested in visiting or curious for learning more about Nepal, here’s a brief overview for help getting started.

  • 1. There are over 26 million people that live in Nepal, it has borders with China and Tibet to the north, and India to the west, south, and east.
  • 2. The largest city is Kathmandu with almost a million people, followed by Pokhara, Lalitpur, Biratnagar, Bharatpur, Birganj, Butwal, Dharan, Bhim Datta, and Dhangadhi.
  • 3. The official language is Nepali, other languages used include Maithili, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Tamang, Nepal Bhasa, Bajjika, Magar, Doteli, and Urdu.  Other languages spoken include English, French, Hindi, and Chinese.
  • 4. Located in the Himalayan Mountain Range, it includes the highest point worldwide with Mount Everest at 8,848 metres or 29,029 feet.  Other peaks include Annapurna, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu.
  • 5. The word to greet one another instead of hi or hello is Namaste, meaning “I salute the God in you”.
  • 6. Nepal, the city of Lumbini, is the birthplace of the Siddharta Gautama, the Buddha, in 563 BC.
  • 7. The currency is the Nepalese Rupee, NPR.
  • 8. The traditional cuisine in Nepal is a dish called Dal Bhat.  It consists of one large helping of rice, some cooked vegetables, a bowl of lentil soup, and one helping of a meat or fish.
  • 9. There are five seasons in Nepal, those being summer, monsoon, autumn, winter, and spring.
  • 10. There are about 750,000 people that travel to Nepal every year.  Attractions include visiting the city of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and going on a trek through some of the mountain ranges.

Have your own networks with others in Nepal

If you regularly share content or work with people in Nepal, here are a few benefits you get from using an Odysen solution:

  • Use in your preferred language, while there’s no Nepali, yet, you can use English, Hindi, Chinese, and others.
  • Have separate networks for different groups, keeping content focused for each.  This could be having separate networks for different groups of friends, family members, organizations as well as using in professional environments, having separate networks for different clients or customers.
  • Organize content with easy to use folders, add sub-folders to expand and see integrated views from respective parent folders.
  • Within each folder you can add content to the applications, including actions, notes, events, polls, photos, graphics, audio files, office files, videos, websites, and blogs.
  • Get started and invite other users for free with the Basic plan.  This includes the ability create as many networks as you’d like, use the applications, and initial storage for your photos, office files, audio and video files.

Learn more about having your own networks with others in Nepal, including using the applications, languages available, solution examples, and relevant blog articles.

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