Nepal is a landlocked South Asian country located between China and India. The country has eight of the world's highest mountains, including Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga. It is also the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Hinduism is another important religion in the country.
There are many national parks with mountain scenery in Nepal. This is because hills and mountains cover three-quarters of the land. Rivers and glaciers are also found frequently in the country. Forests and a great diversity of wildlife are other features of the South Asian country. The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu and the currency is Nepalese Rupees. Most people speak Nepali.