Nepal is a small, landlocked country located in South Asia, bordered by China to the north and India to the south, east, and west. With a population of over 30 million people, Nepal is known for its rich culture, diverse geography, and stunning natural beauty, including the Himalayan mountain range and Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. The official language is Nepali, and the predominant religion is Hinduism, although Buddhism and other religions are also practiced. Nepal has a developing economy and is known for its tourism industry, as well as its production of textiles, agriculture, and handicrafts. Despite ongoing political and social challenges, Nepal remains a unique and fascinating destination for travelers and scholars alike.