Flag of Nepal (GIF)

The national flag of Nepal (Nepali: नेपालको झण्डा) is a distinctive and symbolic design, unique as the world's only non-quadrilateral national flag. It combines two pennants, featuring a crimson-red background representing the national flower, the rhododendron, symbolizing the courage of the Nepalese people. The blue border signifies peace and harmony, while the flag's triangular shape reflects the towering Himalayan mountains that dominate the country's landscape. The white sun and moon, a traditional symbol of the royal family, embody the aspiration that the country has the same longevity as the sun and the moon, making this flag a powerful emblem of the nation's history, culture, and hopes for a bright and enduring future.

Adopted:December 16, 1962
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇳🇵

The emblem of Nepal is a richly symbolic representation of the nation's cultural, geographical, and social aspects. At its top, it features the national flag of Nepal, acknowledging the country's sovereignty. Below this, Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, signifies Nepal's awe-inspiring natural landscapes. The green hills represent the hilly regions of Nepal, while the yellow color symbolizes the fertile Terai region. The male and female hands joining signify a commitment to gender equality and unity among the diverse people of Nepal. The garland of rhododendron, the national flower, or "Lali Guransh," highlights Nepal's natural beauty. The white silhouette of Nepal's map signifies the nation's boundaries and unity. At the base, the red scroll bears the national motto in Sanskrit, which translates to "Mother and Motherland are greater than heaven," emphasizing the deep respect and love for both the mother and the motherland in Nepalese culture. This emblem encapsulates the nation's identity, values, and aspirations.

The Nepal flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Nepal, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a country in South Asia. Its capital is Kathmandu, and its population is approximately 29.67 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with India and China.

The waving flag of Nepal with its emblem (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Kathmandu
Other major cities:Pokhara,
Official languages:Nepali, English
Region:Southern Asia
Ethnic groups:16.6% Kshetri,
12.2% Brahman-Hill,
7.1% Magar,
6.6% Tharu,
5.8% Tamang,
5% Newar,
4.8% Kami,
4.4% Nepalese Muslims,
37.5% Others
Religions:81.3% Hinduism,
9% Buddhism,
4.4% Islam,
3% Kirant,
1.4% Christianity,
0.4% Animism,
0.5% Irreligion
Nationality name:Nepalese
Area:147,181 km²
(56,827 sq mi)
Population:29.67 million (2021)
Country codes:NP, NPL (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.np
Calling code:+977

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Nepal (Nepali: नेपाल का ध्वज - नेपाल का राष्ट्रीय प्रतीक), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Nepal
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Nepal


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