Geography of Nepal

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Geography of Nepal
Nepal topo en.jpg
RegionSouthern Asia
coordinates = 28°00′N 84°00′E / 28.000°N 84.000°E / 28.000; 84.000
AreaRanked 93rd
 • Total147,181 km2 (56,827 sq mi)
 • Land92.94%
 • Water7.06%
Coastline0 km (0 mi)
BordersTotal land borders:
2,926 km (1,818 mi)
China (PRC):
1,236 km (768 mi)
1,690 km (1,050 mi)
Highest pointMount Everest
8,848 m (29,029 ft)
Longest riverKarnali
Largest lakeRara 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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