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Nepal

Nepal Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year: Average rainfall is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative slightly larger than Arkansas 2013
Area > Comparative to US places slightly larger than Arkansas 2008
Area > Land 143,181 sq km 2008 92nd out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 4.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 171st out of 224
Area > Total 147,181 sq km 2013 95th out of 251
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 1,500 2011 58th out of 178
Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year 1,500 2008 57th out of 169
Climate varies from cool summers and severe winters in north to subtropical summers and mild winters in south 2013
Coastline 0.0 2014 226th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 28 00 N, 84 00 E 2013
Land area > Sq. km 143,350 sq km 2008 90th out of 199
Location Southern Asia, between China and India 2013
Natural resources quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, small deposits of lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 147,180 km² 2005 92nd out of 204
Terrain Tarai or flat river plain of the Ganges in south, central hill region, rugged Himalayas in north 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; World Development Indicators database

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Nepal Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land boundaries 4
Environment 3 Land use 3
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Surface area 3

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Soil, Water, forest, genetic resources, tourism resources are some of the important resoures that we have. Nepals geograhy and climate is also resources. We have to built capacity to utilize resources. We are rich in environmental resource like water,forest, soil etc.

Posted on 19 May 2010

Dolraj Paudyal

Dolraj Paudyal

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The lowest point of Nepal (at 70m) is Kechana Kalan of Jhapa not Kanchan Kalan.

Posted on 11 May 2005

Madan Siwakoti

Madan Siwakoti