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Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park
Sagarmatha National Park
Country: Nepal
Category: Natural Sites
Criteria: (vii)
Date of Inscription: 1979

Sagarmatha is an exceptional area with dramatic mountains, glaciers and deep valleys, dominated by Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world (8,848 m). Several rare species, such as the snow leopard and the lesser panda, are found in the park. The presence of the Sherpas, with their unique culture, adds further interest to this site.

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Capital: Kathmandu
Currency: Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Language: Nepali
Time Zone: UTC+5:45

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