Sovereign state located in South Asia
- Nepal is the world's 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country.
- Kathmandu is its capital.
- 75% of the country is covered by the Himalayas.
- India and China are its neighbours.
- "Nepal" is derived from "Nepa:" to refer to Newar Kingdom.
- It is one of the few countries in Asia to abolish the death penalty.
- It is the first country in Asia to rule in favor of same-sex marriage.