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Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitude variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60 meters above sea level to the highest point on earth, the Mount Everest at 8,848 meters, all within a distance of 150 kilometers resulting in climatic conditions from sub-tropical to arctic. This wild variation fosters an incredible variety of ecosystems, the greatest mountain range on earth, thick tropical jungles teeming with a wealth of wildlife, thundering rivers, forested hills and frozen valleys.
Within this spectacular geography is also one of the richest cultural landscapes. The country has ethnic groups and sub-groups who speak over 93 languages and dialects.
Nepal offers an astonishing diversity of sightseeing attractions and adventure opportunities found nowhere else on earth. And you can join in the numerous annual festivals that are celebrated throughout the year in traditional style highlighting the enduring customs and beliefs.
"Nepal" where the founder of Buddhism, the Lord Buddha was born covers the area of 1,47,181 sq. km is the home of 101 ethnic groups. Many religions are practiced in this small land locked country including Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and Bon but the majority of Nepalese practice Hinduism and Buddhism.
Nepal, which is home to the eight highest mountains in the world where 182 species of mammals and 850 species of bird inhabit and cover 2.8 % of total species of plants found in the entire globe, is a paradise and a place visited by people from all across the world.