Culture of Nepal
People in Nepal speak the Nepali language. The linguistic diversity of Nepal is rather diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Nepal is 0.7167. The followers of Hinduism are the religious majority in the country. 31% of Nepal's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Nepal. The rate of urbanization in Nepal is considered to be 4.9. According to data on inbound tourists in Nepal, 798,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Nepal is called 'Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka', which in English means 'Hundreds of Flowers'. It was adopted in 2007. The lyrics have been written by Byakul Maila and the music has been composed by Amber Gurung.
Around 1% of the population of Nepal are obese.
Each year, the people of Nepal consume 2 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 47.7% beer, 0.9% wine, 51.4% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Nepal is dal bhat.