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Transportation

Transportation
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Fig: Transportation

Transportation is the means that helps people and their commodities to move from one place to another i.e. from their origin to destination . It is a basic infrastructure of a nation. Today's cities and towns are the results of transportation. Buying and selling won't be possible in the absence of transportation.

In ancient time, people used animals as their daily transportation, not only that they used animals to carry their materials. But slowly after the development of transportation, they used modern way of transportation like vehicles, airplane, ship, rail etc.

Land transportation

Land transportation
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Fig:Land transportation

In the context of Nepal, it is the best and cheapest means of transportation. Nepal is an economically poor country, so people want a low price of transportation and accommodation in their daily life. Due to the geographical region of Nepal, it is suitable means of transportation. People use various vehicles in their daily life which help them to travel and carry goods from one place to another. Some of them are motorcycles, bicycle, car, bus etc. Here are some highways of Nepal which help people to travel from one place to another:

  • Mahendra Highway - 1028 km (Mechi to Mahakali)
  • Tribhuvan Highway - 192 km (Kathmandu to Bhainse)
  • Araniko Highway - 133 km (Kathmandu to Kodari)
  • Siddhartha Highway - 180 km ( Sunauli to Pokhara)
  • Prithivi Highway - 174 km (Naubise to Pokhara)
  • Pasang Lahmu Highway - 117 km (Kathmandu to Dhunche)
  • Bhimdutta Panta Highway - 137 km (Dhangadhi to Dadeldhura)
  • Madan Bhandari Highway - 52 km (Dharan to Dhankuta)
  • B.P Koirala Highway - 159 km (Banepa to Bardibas)

Water Transportation

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Fig: Water Transportation


Nepal is the landlocked country, due to which it's difficult to make water transportation. It is also one of the cheapest means of transportation for people. In Nepal, people use small wooden boats to cross the rivers and carry light weight goods. The nearest sea from Nepal is the Indian Ocean. Ships, boats, submarines etc are the examples of water transportation.

Air Transportation

Air Transportation
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Air Transportation

Air transportation is the expensive and fastest means of transportation. It transports people and goods by flying in the air. Air transportation in Nepal was started in 1953 AD. It provides both domestic and international flights to the people. In Nepal, few people only use it as their daily means of transportation.



  • Transportation is the means, which helps people or goods to carry from their origin to destination. 
  • In ancient time, people used animals as their daily transportation, not only that they used animals to carry their materials. But slowly after the development of transportation, they used modern way of transportation like vehicles, airplane, ship, rail etc. 
  • Air transportation is the expensive and fastest means of transportation. 
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Questions and Answers

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The length of Mahendra highway is 1028 km.

The transportation which depends on boats, rafts, ships, ferries streamers etc is known as water transportation.

The length of Araniko Highway is 113 km.

A person or thing that makes more difficult for you to do something is a hindrance.

Air transportation started in Nepal in 1953 A.D.

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  • ________refers to the act of moving people or goods from one place to another.

    Media
    Transportation
    Telegram
    Communication
  • There are mainly____kinds of transportation.

    12
    8
    3
    4
  • Land transportation is considered as____as human civilization.

    old
    new
    modern
  • The wheel was invented at about____B.C

    5560 
    4200 
    8812
    3500 
  • The length of Mahendra Highway is___km

    117
    52 
    192 
    1028
  • Water transportation depends on_____,_____ etc

    airbuses,helicopters
    boats,rafts
    buses,cars
    aeroplane,jets
  • The length of Tribhuvan Highway is____km.

    113
    192
    180
    159
  • _______uses engine -powered crafts like aeroplanes,jets, airbuses, helicopters etc.

    Underground transportation
    Air transportation
    Water transportation
    Land transportation
  • ______depends on boats, rafts, ships ferries, streamers etc.

    Water transportation
    Land transportation
    Underground transportation
    Air transportation
  • Buses, cars, trucks, lorries etc are the modern means of________.

    Air transportation
    Water transportation
    Underground transportation
    land transportation
  • Mahendra highway starts from_____to _______.

    Naubise to Pokhara
    Sunauli to Pokhara
    Kathmandu to Kodari
    Mechi to Mahakali
  • The length of Araniko Highway is__km.

    174
    180
    135
    113
  • Araniko highway starts from _______to_______.

    Mechi to Mahakali
    Kathmandu to Kodari
    Sunauli to Pokhara
    Naubise to pokhara
  • The length of Prithvi Highway is ____km.

    174
    135
    117
    52
  • Madan Bhandari highway starts from ______to_______.

    Dharan to Dhankuta
    Pokhara to Sunauli
    Banepa to Bardibas
    Kathmandu to Kodari
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How is the road transportation situation in Nepal?


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