Geography of Nepal

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Geography of Nepal
Nepal topo en.jpg
Continent Asia
Region

Southern Asia

coordinates = 28°00′N 84°00′E / 28.000°N 84.000°E / 28.000; 84.000
Area Ranked 93rd
 • Total 147,181 km2 (56,827 sq mi)
 • Land 92.94%
 • Water 7.06%
Coastline 0 km (0 mi)
Borders Total land borders:
2,926 km (1,818 mi)
China (PRC):
1,236 km (768 mi)
India:
1,690 km (1,050 mi)
Highest point Mount Everest
8,848 m (29,029 ft)
Longest river Karnali
Largest lake Rara Lake

Nepal measures about 800 kilometers (497 mi) along its Himalayan axis by 150 to 250 kilometers (93 to 155 mi) across. With 147,181 square kilometers (56,827 sq mi) it slightly outranks the state of Arkansas in the United States. Nepal is landlocked by India on three sides and China's Tibet Autonomous Region to the north.

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