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are another important transportation means in hilly terrain. WikiPedia:Kathmandu Dmoz:Regional Asia Nepal Localities Kathmandu Commons:Category:Kathmandu

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dating from the 17th century AD. Kathmandu contains the Kaiser Library, located in the Kaiser Mahal on the ground floor of the Ministry of Education building. This collection of around 45,000 books is derived from a personal collection of Kaiser Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. It covers a wide range of subjects including history, law, art, religion, and philosophy, as well as a Sanskrit manual of Tantra, which is believed to be over 1,000 years old. ref

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of the most popular and commercially successful band in Pakistan, as their debut album continued to top the music charts locally, and the release of their single "Lamhay" turned out to be another successful single by the band in 2004, and even a year after its release. The song created controversy as a remix version of the song later appeared in the Bollywood movie ''Zeher'', released in March 2005. Jal accused the film producers of stealing (Theft) their song, "Lamhay"

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Kathmandu from July 20, 2011. There is a state-run National News Agency (RSS). Radio Nepal is a state-run organization which operates national and regional radio stations. These stations are: Hits FM (Nepal), HBC 94 FM

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of Nepal Rocks, a music festival organized by ODC Network to celebrate Nepal Tourism Year. Retrieved 08 October 2011 Michael Learns To Rock are only the second internationally acclaimed band to play in Nepal, after the Canadian artist Bryan Adams did so earlier in the year. Kukuczka died attempting to climb the unclimbed South Face of Lhotse


location London work The Guardian title Photography (Art and design),Art and design,Culture,Jimi Hendrix,William Burroughs (Author),Allen Ginsberg date May 13, 2011 Cohen went to the Himalayas in the '70s (1970s) where he started the ''Starstream'' poetry series under the Bardo Matrix imprint in Kathmandu, publishing the work of Charles Henri Ford, Gregory Corso, Paul Bowles and Angus Maclise. Here he developed bookmaking art, working with native craftsmen. In 1972 he spent a year in San Francisco reading and performing and then returned to New York to mount photographic shows. The Nepalese church continues to grow and become more active. A convent was inaugurated along with a training center in western Nepal in June 2006, a first for western Nepal. WikiPedia:Kathmandu Dmoz:Regional Asia Nepal Localities Kathmandu Commons:Category:Kathmandu


" Internationally, the British-based charity, the Kathmandu Contemporary Art Centre is involved with promoting arts in Kathmandu. Kathmandu contains many notable art galleries. The NAFA Gallery, operated by the Arts and crafts Department of the Nepal Academy is housed in Sita Bhavan, a neo-classical old Rana palace. ref

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contains several theaters, including the National Dance Theatre in Kanti Path, the Ganga Theatre, the Himalayan Theatre and the Aarohan Theater Group founded in 1982. The M. Art Theater is based in the city. The Gurukul School of Theatre organizes the Kathmandu International Theater Festival, attracting artists from all over the world. WikiPedia:Kathmandu Dmoz:Regional Asia Nepal Localities Kathmandu Commons:Category:Kathmandu


'''Kathmandu''' ( and has a population density of 3000per km² and 17000 per km square in city.

The city stands at an elevation of approximately It is surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri (Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park), Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu Valley is part of three districts (Kathmandu (Kathmandu District), Lalitpur (Lalitpur District, Nepal), and Bhaktapur (Bhaktapur District)), has the highest population density in the country, and is home to about a twelfth of Nepal's population.

Historically, the Kathmandu Valley and adjoining areas were known as Nepal Mandala. Until the 15th century, Bhaktapur was its capital when two other capitals, Kathmandu and Lalitpur, were established. Slusser, Mary (1982). ''Nepal Mandala: A Cultural Study of the Kathmandu Valley.'' Princeton University. ISBN 978-0-691-03128-6. Page vii. During the Rana (Rana dynasty) and Shah (Shah dynasty) eras, British historians called the valley itself "Nepal Proper". Today, Kathmandu is not only the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, but also the headquarters of the Bagmati Zone and the Central Development Region of Nepal (Central Development Region, Nepal).

Kathmandu is the gateway to tourism in Nepal. It is also the hub of the country's economy (Economy of Nepal). It has the most advanced infrastructure of any urban area in Nepal, and its economy is focused on tourism, which accounted for 3.8% of Nepal's GDP in 1995–96. Tourism in Kathmandu declined thereafter during a period of political unrest, but since then has improved. In 2013, Kathmandu was ranked third among the top 10 travel destinations on the rise in the world by TripAdvisor, and ranked first in Asia. http: www.businessinsider.com tripadvisor-says-these-are-the-hot-new-destinations-for-travelers-2013-12

The city has a rich history, spanning nearly 2000 years, as inferred from inscriptions found in the valley. Religious and cultural festivities form a major part of the lives of people residing in Kathmandu. Most of Kathmandu's people follow Hinduism and many others follow Buddhism. There are people of other religious beliefs as well, giving Kathmandu a cosmopolitan culture. Nepali (Nepali language) is the most commonly spoken language in the city. English (English Language) is understood by Kathmandu's educated residents.

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