The People's Republic of China and the Republic of India are the two countries that border Nepal. China is located to the north of Nepal, and India occupies the east, south and west borders. Nepal is formally known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal and is landlocked.
Nepal is spans approximately 56,827 square miles and is located in southern Asia in the Tropic of Cancer, giving it a temperate climate. Nepal is famous for being the home of several of the world's highest mountain peaks. The Himalayan mountains are located in the country, and Mount Everest is also within its borders.