Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is a multi-ethnic nation with Nepali as the official language. Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and largest city. Nepal is bordered by China to the north and India to the south, east, and west. Nepal is located in the Himalayas and is home to eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. The country has an area of 147,181 square kilometers (56,827 sq. mi). Nepal is a gift of nature. It is a small landlocked Himalayan country. However, it is full of geographical and cultural diversity.