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Nepal: Topic Page
Independent nation (2005 est. pop. 27,677,000), c.54,000 sq mi (139,860 sq km), central Asia. Landlocked and isolated by the Himalayas. Katmandu is the capital.
Kathmandu: Topic Page
Capital of Nepal, situated at 1,370 m/4,500 ft in the southern Himalayas
From Dictionary of Languages
The national language of Nepal, also spoken in the Indian states of West Bengal and Sikkim and in southwest Bhutan.