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June 5, 2020

35 Beautiful Photos Capture Everyday Life of Nepal in 1980

Nepal is a country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the 49th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It is landlocked, and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim.

Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic country with Nepali as the official language.

These beautiful photos were taken by janwillemsen that show everyday life of Nepal, mostly in Kathmandu and Pokhara in 1980.

Temples near river

Mountain road


Children playing with goat shit

Himalayas border

Himalayas border

Himalayas bus stop

Himalayas mountain hut

Kathmandu ancient house

Kathmandu panorama

Kathmandu temples

Kathmandu temples

Kathmandu temples

Kathmandu. A palace

Kathmandu. Building courtyard

Kathmandu. Construction

Kathmandu. Dentist shop window

Kathmandu. Dentist shop

Kathmandu. Old temple

Kathmandu. People at a temple

Kathmandu. Small temple

Kathmandu. Temple complex

Near Kathmandu

Old shopping street window

Old temple

People at a temple

People at a temple

Pokhara temples

Pokhara. Monkeytemple

Pokhara. Monkeytemple

Pokhara. Monkeytemple

Pokhara. Monkeytemple

Road to Pokhara

Temple service

Temple towers


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