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Nepal

Nepal is strategically located between China and India, two huge countries with emerging economies. It spreads over an area of 147,181 sq km. Politically; it has been designated as a Federal Democratic Republic country since May 2008. There are eight high mountains including highest mountain of the world known as Mount Everest. Nepal is officially a secular state. Hinduism is the main religious faith among the majority of the Nepalese people. The second largest faith by number of followers is Buddhism as Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Christianity and Islam also co-exist peacefully and harmoniously in Nepal. Rich cultural heritage and lively diverse cultural traditions are special features of Nepal. Nepal has a multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-lingual society. Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio- diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitudinal variation.