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संघीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल
Sanghiya Loktāntrik Ganatantra Nepāl
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
FlagEmblem
Mottoजननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी(Devanāgarī)
"Mother and Motherland are Greater than Heaven"
Anthem"Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka"
Capital
(and largest city)
Kathmandu (Nepali:काठमाडौं)
27°42′N 85°19′E
Official language(s)Nepali[1]
Recognised regional languagesMaithiliNepal Bhasa,BhojpuriTharuGurung,TamangMagarAwadhi,SherpaKirantiLimbuand other 100 different indigenous languages.
DemonymNepali
GovernmentRepublic
 - PresidentRam Baran Yadav
 - Vice PresidentParmanand Jha
 - Prime MinisterMadhav Kumar Nepal
Unification
 - Kingdom declaredDecember 21, 1768 
 - State declaredJanuary 15, 2007 
 - Republic declaredMay 28, 2008 
Area
 - Total147,181 km2 (93rd)
56,827 sq mi 
 - Water (%)2.8
Population
 - 2009 estimate29,331,000[2] (40th)
 - 2007 census28,875,140 
 - Density199.3/km2 (56th)
518.1/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2009 estimate
 - Total$33.643 billion[3] 
 - Per capita$1,205[3] 
GDP (nominal)2009 estimate
 - Total$12.615 billion[3] 
 - Per capita$452[3] 
Gini (2003–04)47.2 (high) 
HDI (2007)0.553[4] (medium) (144th)
CurrencyRupee (NPR)
Time zoneNPT (UTC+5:45)
 - Summer (DST)not observed (UTC+5:45)
Drives on theleft
Internet TLD.np
Calling code977






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