Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between the Tibet autonomous region of China and India. It contains eight of the world's 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest - the world's tallest - on the border with Tibet, and Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
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Kathmandu is the largest city and capital of Nepal and the namesake of the Kathmandu Valley.
Pokhara is the third largest city in Nepal with about one million people in 2013.
Boudhanath is located 7 km East/Northeast of Kathmandu & home to one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world, built during the 5th century AD.
The Kathmandu Valley is a region of 600km² in the Bagmati zone in central Nepal.
The Middle Hills are a hill range in Nepal, split between the Himalayas and the Tarai Mountain Range.
The Himalayas is the northernmost region of Nepal. It includes eight of the world's ten highest peaks, including the world's tallest - Mount Everest.
The Western Tarai consists of the western part of the Tarai Mountain Range in Nepal.
The Eastern Tarai consists of the eastern part of the Tarai Mountain Range in Nepal.
Mid Western Nepal is a region in Nepal. English may take you fairly far, but a little Nepali goes further.