Physical features of Nepal In short: 'Unique bio-diversity'
Nepal covers an area of 147,181 square kilometers and stretches 145-241 kilometers north to south and 850 kilometers west to east. The country is located between India in the south and China in the north, at latitudes 26 and 30 degrees north and longitudes 80 and 88 degrees east. Nepal is topographically divided into three regions: The Himalaya to the north, the hills consisting of the Mahabharat range and the Churia hills in the middle and the Terai to the south. Elevations are varid in the country.
The highest point is Mt. Everest (8,848m) in the north and the lowest point (70 m above sea level) is located at Kechana Kalan of Jhapa Disttrict. Altitude increases as you travel south to north. Int eh north temperatures are below 40 degrees Celsius and in the Terai, temperatures rise to 40 degrees Celsius in the summer. During June July and August, the kingdom is influenced by monsoon clouds.