Nepal Political Map
Nepal Country Information:
Nepal is located in southern Asia. Nepal is bordered by China to the north, and India to the west, south, and east
Nepal Bordering Countries:
Bhairahawa, Bhaktapur, Bijauri, Biratnagar, Birganj, Dang, Dhangadhi, Dhankuta, Dharan, Gorkha, Hetauda, Jajarkot, Jumia, Kathmandu, Kumbher, Kunchha, Lalitpur (Patan), Mugu, Mustang, Nepalganj, Nuwakot, Pokhara, Simikot and Taulihawa.
Himalaya Mountains, Kali River, Karnali River, Mahabharat Range and Siwalik Range.
Nepal Natural Resources:
Metal resources for Nepal include copper, cobalt and iron ore. Some of the important fuel resources are hydropower and small deposits of lignite. Other natural resources in Nepal include quartz, water, timber and the scenic beauty of the country.
Nepal Natural Hazards:
Nepal has numerous natural hazards, some of which are drought, severe thunderstorms, flooding, landslides, and famine depending on the timing, intensity, and duration of the summer monsoons.
Nepal Environmental Issues:
Nepal has numerous environmental issues. Concerning the land is the overuse of wood for fuel (due to a lack of alternatives), which has led to deforestation. In addition is the need for wildlife conservation. The country's water is contaminated with agricultural runoff, industrial effluents, and human and animal wastes. Nepal also has a problem with vehicular emissions.