Resources

Forest Fire Situation in Nepal

Summary

Nepal is a small country of 14.7 million hectares and 23 million people situated in the central Himalayas, covering the northern edge of the Indian Gangetic plain to the high Himalayan ridges bordering the Tibet region of China. The country has topographic variation from 150 meters above sea level at the southern border to the highest mountain in the world (Everest at 8 848 m) in the north. Due to the east-west orientation of the mountain ranges, the country has a tropical climate in the south and temperate and alpine climates in the north. Accordingly, there are many different forest types in Nepal.

Category:

Report


Publisher:

IFFN


Published Year:

2002