Nepal is a landlocked country with a total land area of 147,181sq. Km.

Borders: The country borders with China in the North and India in the south.

Population: The country 's total population is estimated at 2.5 crores(25 million) of which women constitute a little over 50 percent .

Geography: The country can be divided into three geographical divisions as Himalayan, Mountain and Terai Regions. According to the 1991 Population Survey Report, 7.82 percent people stay in Himalayan Region, 45.56 percent people stay in Mountain Region and 46.62 percent people stay in Terai Region. Categorically, His Majesty's Government of Nepal has declared that the three different regions of Himalayan, Mountain and Terai regions are located respectively at 16,000, 3,000 and 1,000 feet height from sea levels.

Economy: Nepal is a least developed country with 70 percent of population below the poverty line. And 90 percent population lives in rural areas. Over 82 percent of active labor force is engaged in agriculture since the economy of Nepal is agro -based; the majority of her population largely depends upon farming for their income and employment. Over 40 percent of Gross Domestic Profit (GDP) is thus contributed by this sector.