Interesting Facts of Nepal - Nepali Sansar
EnglishNepali

Interesting Facts

Published: January 12, 2018 | Author:

Nepal holds huge hydropower potential contributing to 3 percent of the world’s energy electricity generation. The country’s hydropower potential is estimated at 85,000 MW with 43,000 MW being economically-viable. The country






Published: January 12, 2018 | Author:

It would be really exciting to hear about twins, be it people, places, etc that look alike. Nepal has one such interesting aspect! Nepal and Portugal are twins in the






Published: January 11, 2018 | Author:

When it comes to protecting the country, Nepal’s Gurkha soldiers are the most known for their courage. With the slogan ‘Better to die than be a coward’, Nepali Gurkha soldiers have






Published: January 11, 2018 | Author:

Defined by its original name Kantipur that means ‘City of Glory’, Kathmandu is known for its rich history and heritage. Also called as Living Cultural Museum of the World, Kathmandu






Published: January 3, 2018 | Author:

Shailgram stones, most-revered in Hindu tradition, are found only in Nepal in the country’s River Kali Gandaki. These sacred black-colored Ammonoid fossil stones, found in various forms symbolizing Hindu deities,






Published: December 28, 2017 | Author:

Sunday is a working day in Nepal and Saturday is their holiday. Unlike other countries, Nepalis rest on Saturday and work from Sunday to Friday. The rule applies across all






Published: December 25, 2017 | Author:

Nepal is also home to the legendary ape-like giant creature called Yeti. This creature also called as ‘abominable snowman’ is believed to be frequently seen in high icy mountain valleys






Published: December 24, 2017 | Author:

Nepal has 28.98 million population. 81% of the Nepali population belongs to Hinduism, the only country with largest percentage of Hindus in the world. Half of the population survive on USD






Published: December 16, 2017 | Author:

Two Nepali men Bikram Timilsina and his cousin Santosh Timilsina shook their hands for almost 48 hours and 35 minutes in 2011, thus setting a record of the longest handshake






Published: December 16, 2017 | Author:

In the current trend, where reality shows are filled with gossips and celebrity talks, Nepal’s Integrity Idol makes a difference. This show gathers nominations from citizens across countries by hosting