History of Nepal

  • the history of nepal is intertwined with the history of the broader indian subcontinent and the surrounding regions, comprising the areas of south asia and east asia.

    it is a multi-ethnic, multiracial, multicultural, multi-religious, and multilingual country. the most spoken language of nepal is nepali followed by several other ethnic languages.

    nepal experienced a struggle for democracy at times in the 20th century and early 21st century. during the 1990s and until 2008, the country was in a civil strife. a peace treaty was signed in 2006 and elections were held in the same year. in a historical vote for the election of the constituent assembly, nepalese parliament voted to oust the monarchy in june 2006. nepal became a federal republic on 28 may 2008 and was formally renamed the 'federal democratic republic of nepal' ending the 200 year old shah dynasty.

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  • kingdom of nepal
  • federal democratic republic
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The history of Nepal is intertwined with the history of the broader Indian subcontinent and the surrounding regions, comprising the areas of South Asia and East Asia.

It is a multi-ethnic, multiracial, multicultural, multi-religious, and multilingual country. The most spoken language of Nepal is Nepali followed by several other ethnic languages.

Nepal experienced a struggle for democracy at times in the 20th century and early 21st century. During the 1990s and until 2008, the country was in a civil strife. A peace treaty was signed in 2006 and elections were held in the same year. In a historical vote for the election of the constituent assembly, Nepalese parliament voted to oust the monarchy in June 2006. Nepal became a federal republic on 28 May 2008 and was formally renamed the 'Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal' ending the 200 year old Shah dynasty.