Nepal is a sovereign landlocked country in South Asia bordering with Tibet in the north and India in the south, east and west. It is mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains (above 8000m), including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is multi-ethnic country, with Nepali as the official language.