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The History of Nepal

Nepal is one of the countries in South Asia and it is situated in the Himalayas.

Nepal is connected to Tibet from the north by way of China, and from the south and east it is connected to India, and from the west, it is connected to Bangladesh.

Nepal’s formal name is the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (FDRN).

The Geography of Nepal includes fertile plains, forested hills, and eight tall mountains, including Mount Everest, which is the highest point on earth.

Nepal’s official language is Nepali. Nepal is a multicultural, multiethnic, multireligious, and multilingual country.

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and is the largest city in the country.

History Of Nepal

In the Vedic Period, the Indian subcontinent first recorded the name “Nepal”.

Hinduism was the predominant religion of the country in the era of ancient Nepal when Hinduism was founded.

Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini, Nepal, in the southern part of the country.

If we look back in the history of Nepal, the northern part of Nepal was intertwined with Tibet’s culture.

Kathmandu was known as Nepal Mandala and it was the seat of the prosperous Newar confederacy.

The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, is centrally located and intertwined with the culture of the Indo-Aryans.

The Kathmandu Valley’s traders used to dominate the Himalayan branch of the ancient silk road.

The Gorkha Kingdom achieved the unification of Nepal by the 18th century.

Nepal’s Kingdom was established by the Shah dynasty. But later on, under the Rana dynasty, an alliance was formed with the British Empire.

The country served as a buffer state between Imperial China and British India, but the country was never colonized.

Parliamentary democracy was established in 1951, but it was suspended twice by Nepalese kings, the first in 1960 and the second in 2005.

As a result of the Nepalese Civil Wars during the 1990s and 2000s, Nepal was established as a secular republic country in 2008.

And it was the end of the last Hindu monarchy in the world.

After the republication of the country in 2008, the constitution of Nepal was established in 2015.

Nepal is now divided into seven provinces, which contain 77 districts.


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