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What was the year of independence for Nepal?

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Britain recognized the complete independence of Nepal in the year 1923. Nepal's location is adjacent to both India and China in the Himalayan region. The country of Nepal is multicultural, multi-ethnic and multilingual.

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What was the year of independence for Nepal?
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Nepal was defeated in the Anglo-Nepalese War that began in 1814. The Anglo-Nepalese War ended in 1816. A treaty then established the boundaries of Nepal.

In 1959, Nepal adopted a multiparty constitutional government. The country joined the World Trade Organization in 2004.

The people of Nepal greet each other with their palms placed together and the fingers of their hands in the up position. Namaste is generally the greeting used.


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