Nepal

Country: Nepal
Capital: Kathmandu
Official Language: Nepali
Subdivisions: 14 zones and 75 districts, grouped into 5 development regions
Area: 147,181 km² (56,827 sq mi) extending 885 km (550 mi) SENW and 201 km (125 mi) NESW
Population (July 2008 estimate): 29,519,114
GDP per capita (PPP) (2006 estimate): $1,500
Labor Force (2004 estimate):
  • agriculture: 76%
  • services: 18%
  • manufacturing/craft-based industry: 6%
Population Below Poverty Line: 31%
Literacy Rate: 48.6%
Infant Mortality Rate (per 1000): 63 deaths
Life Expectancy: 60 years