in Southern Asia
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - NPR
- Spoken languages:
- Nepali, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: C, D, M)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- ISO 2-Letter code:
- Internet top level domain:
- Country phone prefix:
- Local Time (capital):
- UTC/GMT offset: hours
Map of Nepalese Unesco Heritage Sites
Click any of the markers above to learn more about the corresponding heritage site and learn more about Nepal in Asia. The list below is ordered by name. The oldest site is Kathmandu Valley. On the list since 1979. The youngest site is Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha. On the list since 1997.
|Chitwan National Park
At the foot of the Himalayas, Chitwan is one of the few remaining undisturbed vestiges of the 'Terai' region, which formerly extended over the foothills of India and Nepal. It has a particularly rich ...
The cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley is illustrated by seven groups of monuments and buildings which display the full range of historic and artistic achievements for which the Kathmandu Valle...
|Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Among the pilgrims was the Indian emperor Ashoka, who erected one o...
|Sagarmatha National Park
Sagarmatha is an exceptional area with dramatic mountains, glaciers and deep valleys, dominated by Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world (8,848 m). Several rare species, such as the snow leopar...