Location, Size and Boundary of Nepal

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Overview

Nepal is a landlocked country. It is located in the Himalayan Mountain range in central Asia. It is bounded by China in the north side and by India in the East, South and West. Geographically, it can be divided into mountains, hills and plain region. The plain region is known as Terai region which lies at the southern part of the country. It has spread over the area of about five hundred miles from East to West. Nepal has the total area of 147,181 sq km.
Location, Size and Boundary of Nepal

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Fig:Map of Nepal

Nepal is a Landlocked Country. It is surrounded by two countries. China lies on the east side and west. The North and south side of the country is covered by India. It is also a mountainous Country.It has three geographical zones. Himalayan, Mountainous, and the terai. Nepal is home of the Mount Everest which is the world's highest mountain

LOCATION

The country of Nepal is in the Asia continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 27.9389° N, 84.9408° E. Nepal lies in the northern hemisphere. It is located in the Central Himalayas. The country has an area of 147,181 square kilometres (56,827 sq mi). Nepal is also one of the world's most earthquake-prone regions.

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BOUNDARY

Nepal is separated from China through the Himalayan frontier. There is Tibetan Territory of China to the north. The two rivers Mechi in the east and Mahakali in the west are other natural boundaries between Nepal and India. There is the West Bengal state of India, in the east and Uttaranchal state in the West. The Southern border runs through the fertile plains, jungles and rivers. It occures Indian state of Bihar and UP. The Ten Yards 'No-man's Land' with pillar is the arbitrary boundary between Nepal and India in the South. Similarly, the Northern border has so many Himalayan peaks, and the borderline passes through the high peaks, mountains, gorges and the pasturelands.

Our Country Nepal is rectangular in Shape. It is wider in the west and extends from north-west to the south-east. Its length from the west to east is 885 km and its width varies from 241 km in the west to 145 km in the east. The average width is 193 km.

SIZE

Nepal has a total area of 147, 181 sq km. It covers 0.3% of the total area of Asia and 0.03% of the total land area of the earth. Nepal is larger in area than some of its neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Nepal is the smaller in comparison to China and India. Our Country Nepal is approximately 22 times smaller than India. China is 44 times bigger than Nepal.

Things to remember
  • Nepal is a Landlocked Country. It is surrounded by two countries.
  • The country of Nepal is in the Asia continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 27.9389° N, 84.9408° E.
  • The Ten Yards 'No-man's Land' with pillar is the arbitrary boundary between Nepal and India in the South.
  • Its length from the west to east is 885 km and its width varies from 241 km in the west to 145 km in the east.
  • Nepal has a total area of 147, 181 sq km. It covers 0.3% of the total area of Asia and 0.03% of the total land area of the earth.
  • It includes every relationship which established among the people.
  • There can be more than one community in a society. Community smaller than society.
  • It is a network of social relationships which cannot see or touched.
  • common interests and common objectives are not necessary for society.
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Questions and Answers

Nepal is called a Landlocked Country because it is surrounded by  two Countries. 

Our Country Nepal is rectangular in Shape. It is wider in the west and extends from north-west to the south-east.

Our Country Nepal is approximately 22 times smaller than India.

China lies in the east  and west side. North and south side of our Country is  covered  by India.

Our Country Nepal lies in the  Southern part of Asia. 

The two rivers Mechi in the east and Mahakali in the west are the  natural boundaries between Nepal and India.

Our Country Nepal is rectangular in Shape. It is wider in the west and extends from north-west to the south-east. Its length from the west to east is 885 km and its width varies from 241 km in the west to 145 km in the east. The average width is 193 km.

Our Country Nepal is rectangular in Shape. It is wider in the west and extends from north-west to the south-east. Its length from the west to east is 885 km and its width varies from 241 km in the west to 145 km in the east. The average width is 193 km.

The country of Nepal is in the Asia continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 27.9389° N, 84.9408° E. Nepal lies in the northern hemisphere.

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