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Welcome to the Peace Corps Nepal

There are currently 38 Volunteers in Nepal working in agriculture. During their service in Nepal, Volunteers learn to speak the local language of Nepalese. More than 3,675 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Nepal since the program was established in 1962. 

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   Nepal

  • CAPITAL CITY – Kathmandu
  • LARGEST CITY – Kathmandu
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S) – Nepali
  • AREA (KM2) – 147,181 km2
  • POPULATION – 27.47 million, 2012
  • GDP – US$ 41.22 billion
  • CURRENCY – Nepalese rupee (NPR)