Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It borders China in the north and India in the south, east, and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic nation with Nepali as the official language.

Population: 27.80 million

Language: Nepali, Maithili, Bhojpuri and English

Ethnic Groups: 16.6% Chhetri/ Khas, 12.2% Bahun, 7.1% Magar, 6.6% Tharu, 5.8% Tamang, 5% Newar, 4.8% Kami, 4.4% Muslims, 4% Yadav, 2.3% Rai, 2% Gurung, 1.8% Damai/Dholi, 1.6% Thakuri, 1.5% Limbu, 1.4% Sarki, 1.4% Teli, 1.3% Chamar/Harijan, 1.2% Koiri/Kushwaha, 19% Other

Per Capita Income: $919

Capital: Kathmandu

Religions: 81.3% Hinduism, 9% Buddhism, 4.4% Islam, 3% Kirant, 1.4% Christianity, 0.4% Animism, 0.5% Irreligion

Government: Federal parliamentary republic

CCI’s ministry here:

In 2019, there are 16 classes with 68 students in training with CCI.

Your support of CCI Nepal will help us work with more coordinators to expand this training ministry of equipping more national church leaders to effectively make mature disciples of Jesus Christ and see God’s church expand.

For more information and project needs, please contact us.

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