Nepal is the only country with altitudes ranging from 70-8848 meters
Interesting Facts of Nepal
Nepal is home to the world’s highest mountain peak Mount Everest (8,848 meters above sea level) and also has 8 of the world’s 14 highest mountains. Mount Everest is locally called as Sagarmatha, which means ‘Forehead of the Sky’. In the span of 100 km from South to North of Nepal, one can experience both the hot tropical climate and bone-chilling temperatures. Nepal is the only country with altitudes ranging from 70-8848 meters. Wholly, Nepal is a four-season destination with all four different seasons around the year – Spring (Mar-May), Summer (Jun-Aug), Autumn (Sep-Nov), and Winter (Dec-Feb). Around 92 percent of Nepal’s energy needs are met by the hydropower plants and the rest by fossil fuels.