GEOGRAPHY OF NEPAL
Nepal is a landlocked nation situated in South Asia with China in the north and India in the south, east and west. The nation possesses 147,181 sq. km of land and lies between directions 28°00′N and 84°00′E. Nepal falls in the mild zone north of the Tropic of Cancer. The whole good ways from east to west is around 800 km while from north to south is just 150 to 250 km. Nepal has tremendous water frameworks which channel south into India. The nation can be separated into three principal land districts: Himalayan locale, mid-slope area, and the Tarai area. The most astounding point in the nation is Mt. Everest (8,848 m) while the absolute bottom is in the Tarai fields of Kechana Kalan in Jhapa (60 m).
The Tarai area has a width extending from 26km to 32 km and shifts in height from 60m to 305 m. It possesses around 17 percent of the complete land zone of the nation. Further north, the Siwalik zone (700 – 1,500 m) and the Mahabharat go (1,500m - 2,700m) offer a route to the Duns (valleys, for example, Trijuga, Sindhuli, Chitwan, Dang, and Surkhet. The Midlands (600 – 3,500 m), north of the Mahabharat range is the place the two excellent valleys of Kathmandu and Pokhara lie.
Of the163 wetlands archived, the nine all around perceived Ramsar Sites are: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Beeshazarital (Chitwan), Jagdishpur Reservoir (Kapilvastu) Ghodaghodi Tal (Kailali) in the Tarai, and Gokyo (Solukhumbu), Phoksundo (Dolpa), Rara (Mugu) and Mai Pokhari (Ilam) in the hilly region. There are in excess of 30 regular collapses the nation out of which just a couple are available by the street. Maratika Cave (otherwise called Haleshi) is a journey site related with both Buddhism and Hinduism. Siddha Cave is close Bimalnagar along the Kathmandu-Pokhara expressway. Pokhara is additionally known for caverns in particular Bats' shed, Batulechar, Gupteswar, Patale Chango. The various gives in around Lo Manthang in Mustang incorporate Luri and Tashi Kabum which house antiquated paintings and chortens going back to the thirteenth century.