Friday, May 1, 2015

1. Himalayas Is In Nepal

The mountainous north of Nepal has eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest. The Himalayas mountains is shared between five countries: Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Pakistan.

2.  Nepal Was Once Named As The Weed Capital

Even thou' Weed is said to be illegal and is not available for buy and sale in Nepal, we can find the growth of weeds everywhere mostly in the rural area, around the roads, ditches, farm lands, mountainside and everywhere. Who would not love to fire a pot and get along with the fine environment that Nepal beholds.

3.  Nepal Is The Only Country With A Non-Quadrilateral Flag

The Nepali flag is the only nation with non-quadrilateral flag.The two triangles symbolize the Himalaya Mountains and represent the two major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism.. The basic design of this flag is over 2000 years old.

4. Nepal Is The Birthplace Of Lord Gautam Buddha

Siddhartha Gautam (Buddha) was born in Kapilvastu, Lumbini which lies in Nepal. Lumbini is a sacred place for Buddhists.

5.  About 60% People In Nepal Surf Internet With A Speed Which Is Below 256 Kbps

Internet was introduced in Nepal back in 1994, still maximum people of Nepal are surfing internet of speed below 256 kbps. Nepal stands second after Libya for low internet connection as a country.

6. A Song About Kathmandu

Bob Seger wrote a song called Kathmandu in 1975. He wrote it at a time when he wanted to disappear from the record business, media and touring. Kathmandu represented a far way land where no one would be able to find you.

7. The Sherpa's Of Nepal

The Sherpa's are an ethnic group from mostly the eastern mountainous part of Nepal.  Many are employed as porters for mountain expeditions as they do not suffer the effect of altitude and due to their genetics and upbringing.  Many groups refer to their porters as Sherpa's.

8. The Only Living Goddess Called Kumari

The literal meaning of Kumari is Virgin. In Nepal these kumari, or “living goddesses,” are pre-pubescent girls considered to be the earthly manifestations of divine female energy, incarnations of the goddess known as Taleju, the Nepalese name for Durga.

9. Nepal Was Never Under Any Foreign Invasion

Nepal does not have an independent day because Nepal was never colonized. Nepal is also the oldest country in South Asia.

10. Nepal Gurkha's Have Been Part Of The British Army Since 1816

“Better to die than be a coward” is the motto of the world-famous Nepalese Gurkha soldiers who are an integral part of the British Army since 1815 when a peace agreement was clinched by the British East India Company after it suffered heavy casualties during an invasion of Nepal.

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