Nepal Israel Friendship Society

Comparative Fact Sheet of Nepal and Israel

S N

Official Name

Nepal

State of Israel

1.

Location

South Asia , India in the East, West and South and China in the North.

Middle East , borders with Lebanon in the north, Syria & Jordan in the east & Egypt on the southwest.

2.

Total Area

147,181 Sq. K.M.

20770 Sq. K.M.

3.

Natural Resources

Hydro Power, fertile Land, forest, beautiful mountains

Petroleum, Natural gas,

4.

Population

27 Million

7150000

5.

Life Expectancy

60 years male & 61 Years female

79.5 years

6.

Ethnic Group

Multi ethnic social structure

Jewish 80.1%,Non-jewish 19.9% mostly Arab

7.

Religion

Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Muslim and others

Judaism 77%,Islam 16%, Christian 2%,Druze 2%

8.

Literacy

53%

95%

9.

Capital

Kathmandu .

Jerusalem

10.

Independence

Independent since its inception

14 May 1948(from UK)

11.

GDP per capita

US$ 1675

US$ 26200

12.

Export

Carpet, Garment, handicrafts, Food grains and herbs

Machinery & equipment, software, cut diamonds, agricultural products, chemicals, textile & apparels

13.

Import

Machinery equipments, Petroleum Products, consumer goods

Raw material, military equipments, rough diamonds , fuels , grains

14.

Exchange rate

US$1=70 Nepalese Rupees (approx.)

US$ 1=4.2757 New Israeli Shekel

15.

Internet TLD

.np

.il

16.

Calling Code

+977

+972

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