Nepal has a great deal of
variation in climate. Its latitude is about the same as that of Florida,
and a tropical and subtropical climate exists in the Tarai Region.
Outside the Tarai, however, the climate is completely different.
Nepal's diverse linguistic
heritage evolved from four major language groups: Indo-Aryan,
Tibeto-Burman, Mongolian and various indigenous language isolates. The
major languages of Nepal are Nepali, Maithili, Bhojpuri , Tharu, Tamang,
Newari/Nepal Bhasa , Magar, Awadhi, Rai, Limbu, and Bajjika.
The Nepalese Rupee, also denoted by NPR, is the official currency used
in Nepal. The NPR is tied to the Indian Rupee (INR), being 5/8 its