🇳🇵 Flag of Nepal

Flag of Nepal

Unconventionally shaped flag of Nepal, which was adopted in 1962 together with Nepalese constitution, is made up of two orthogonal triangles where one is placed on the top of the other, both lined with a blue stripe. This shape emerged from a combination of two flags of competing branches of Rana dynasty that once ruled this country. The upper triangle bears a white silhouette of the moon, which represents the royal family and its power. The lower triangle that holds the symbol of the sun stands for Rana family and the political power. The combination of these two symbologies should represent the hope for Nepalese independence to last as long as there is the sun and the moon. The flag´s serrate shape also evokes the peaks of the Himalayas. Red color of the background indicates energy.

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Main information

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Country Nepal
Capital city Kathmandu
Continent Asia
Population 26,494,504 (2011)
Total area 147,181 km2
Formation 1. 1. 1768
Highest point Mount Everest (8,848 m)
GDP $ 1,457 (IMF, 2012)
Currency nepalese rupee (NPR)
Code NP (NPL)
Calling code +977
Internet TLD .np

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Czech Nepál (Kathmandu)
English Nepal (Kathmandu)
German Nepal (Kathmandu)
French Népal (Katmandou)
Italian Nepal (Kathmandu)
Spanish Nepal (Katmandú)
Russian Непал (Катманду)
Slovak Nepál (Káthmandu)
Polish Nepal (Katmandu)
Portuguese Nepal (Kathmandu)
Chinese 尼泊尔 (加德满都)
Japanese ネパール (カトマンズ)
Turkish Nepal (Katmandu)
Norwegian Nepal (Kathmandu)
Swedish Nepal (Katmandu)
Hungarian Nepál (Katmandu)
Dutch Nepal (Kathmandu)
Danish Nepal (Katmandu)
Finnish Nepal (Kathmandu)
Hebrew נפאל (קטמנדו)