Nepal is a land locked mountainous country situated between China and India, with a population of nearly 23 million people. Its topography stretches from the vast low lands of the Terai to the world’s highest peak, the mighty Mount Everest (8,848 m.).
Nepal is the homeland of the legendary world-famous soldiers, Gurkhas, and the country of the Great Himalayas. It is a developing, mountainous and land locked country, situated between China and India. With a population of nearly 22 million people it is predominantly an agricultural country with above 80% of its population engaged in agriculture.
Nepal is abundant in natural resources, and because of the vast natural beauty coupled with is unique culture and tradition, tourism is rapidly growing in Nepal. The topographical features of Nepal are unique, as it stretches from the vast low lands of the Terai to the legendary Yak and Yeti trails of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest ( 8,848 ). TO sum it up, honesty, courage and simplicity together with an inborn sense of loyalty characterize the tranquil Nepalese way of life.
Religion culture :
Hinduism and Buddhism are two predominant religions of Nepal. Hinduism occupies highest status and secondly the Buddhist then partly the other religions. Nepalese people are traditionally religious. All have faith on good deeds and it is the traditional custom of people rooted in their religious faith. They pay respect to superiors and guests. Guests are considered as Gods. The festivals dedicated to Gods and Goddesses are celebrated in the country. In Nepal, marriage is generally settled by parents with the mutual consent of the boys and girls.
Nepal is divided into three region such as hills region,Mountain Region and Terai region
The Hilly region is situated in the central part of the country. It spreads from Mechi in the east to Mahakali in the west. It has high hills and rocks. There are certain valleys surounded by hills from all sides. Kathmandu, Pokhara, Surkhet, Dang-Deokhuri, etc. are such valleys. The hilly region lies at a fairly high altitude. So this region has a moderate type of climate. It is neither too cold, nor too hot. There is heavy rainfall from June to September. It also receives winter rain. Moreover, Pokhara valley gets the heaviest rainfall in Nepal.
The main ethnic group Rai, Limbu, Tamang, Magar, Sunwar, Gurung and Chepang groups as well as other mongoloid groups live in this areas. The Brahmans, Chhetris, Newar and Thakuris and different occupational groups Kami, Damai, Sarki, Gaine are spread generally over most parts of the country. In towns Newar, Marbadi, Punjabi, Brahman, Kshetri and other mixed groups are also settled. The groups of Rai, Limbu, Gurung, Magar are popular as Gurkha solder in the world.
Himalayan and Mountain region :
The Himalayan region of Nepal ranges in the altitude between 3,000m and 8848 m. It houses eight of the fourteen highest mountains on earth.The mountain region occupies 64% of the countries total land. This region is formed by the Mahabarat Range soaring up to 4877m. To the South lies the Churia range which altitude varies from 610m to 1524 m.
TERAI REGION/PEOPLE (TERAI FACE):
The terai region lies in the southern part of the kingdom of Nepal. It spreads from Mechi in the east to Mahakali in the west. The terai in the east is wider – a than in the west. The southern part of the terai has fertile soil, while the northern part is full of stones, boulders and sands. The terai is situated at about 60 to 300 meters from the sea level. It has a hot climate. During summer,its temperature goes up to 40 degree Celsius. It receives rainfall during June to September. The eastern part of terai receives more rainfall than the western part. It is affected by floods during the rainy season.
The main ethnic groups in Terai are Tharus,Darai, Kumhal,Majhi,Dhimal, Sater,Jhagar, Koche,Meche, Rajbansiand other groups. They speak north Indian dialects like Maithili,Bhojpuri. Owing to the fertile plains of Terai, most inhabitants live on agriculture. There are,however,some occupational castes like Majhi (fisherman), Kumhal (potter) and Donuwar (cart driver).
Nepal has four major seasons, namely:
Winter: December- February.
Spring: March- May.
Summer :June – August and
Autumn: September to November.
Nepal can be visited whole year around.
The Nepalese work force is known as sincere, humble, loyal, honest, dutiful,dedicated and hardworking. They are accustomed to work in any climatic condition. Their hardworking nature is their identification. Hence,Nepalese manpower earned good reputation in all over the world by their good discipline and bravery as they famous by “Gurkha” of Nepal.
• Honesty and loyal by nature
• Hard working and dedicated towards work
• Adaptable in any climate
• Quickly adapt to new circumstances
• Easily trainable
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