Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Nepal

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NEPAL
NEPAL

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Nepal - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

977

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

NEP

Internet country code

NP

GRC Country Code

NEP

Nepal - Date formats

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   yyyy-mm-dd

Nepal - Languages

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Language maps External

Nepal counts 124 languages. The official language is Nepalese External, with 9 900 000 speakers. The other main languages are Awadhi External (540 000 speakers); Bhojpuri External (1 370 000 speakers); Limbu External (254 088 speakers); Eastern Magar External (288 383 speakers); Western Magar External (210 000 speakers); Maithili External (2 260 000 speakers); Newari External (700 000 speakers); Eastern Tamang External (600 000 speakers); Northwestern Tamang External (200 000 speakers); South-western Tamang External (100 000 speakers); Dang Tharu External (228 000 speakers) and Rana Thakur Tharu External (194 000 speakers).

Nepal - Example address format

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Nepal - Post office box

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This is written G.P.O. Box.

Nepal - Postal codes

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Postal codes consist of a block of 5 digits. The first indicates the region, the next two the district and the final two the post office.

Currently, postal codes commence with these number ranges: 00, 10, 12, 21-22, 32-35, 44-45, 56-57.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Nepal - Postal code format graphic

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Nepal - Postal code format

Nepal - Postal code specifics

Nepal - Postal code regular expression

\A(00|10|12|21|22|32|33|34|35|44|45|56|57)\d{3,3}\Z

Nepal - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Nepal

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Refer to Exonyms in Nepal for full lists of place names in Nepal in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Nepal - Administrative districts

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Nepal has 7 provinces External, simply numbered 1 to 7.

Telephone numbers in Nepal

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Nepalese area codes have 1-2 digits when called from abroad and the total number length is 8.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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All information copyright Graham Rhind 2017. Any information used should be acknowledged and referenced.