Nepal Bordering Countries: China
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Where is Nepal?
Nepal Satellite Image
Nepal is located in southern Asia. Nepal is bordered by China to the north, and India to the west, south, and east
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Nepal and all of Asia in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Nepal is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
If you are interested in Nepal and the geography of Asia our large laminated map of Asia might be just what you need. It is a large political map of Asia that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers,cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
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.
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