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Nepal is the name given to the region of magnificent mountain ranges of the Himalayas and thin stretch of plain lands on its south between the east meridians and the south parallels. The country with elongated rectangle shape lying along the slopes of the mighty Himalayas nearly all along its northern frontiers. Nepal has over 240 peaks above 20,000 ft. above sea level and the queen of these is Sagarmatha (Mount Everest), the highest mountain in the world. The territory of Nepal from east to west is about five hundred miles long and the breadth is between one hundred to one hundred and forty miles. Nepal is well- known all over the world as a land of Gautam Buddha, the light of Asia, who was born in Lumbini grove in sixth century B.C.