Kathmandu is the capital and largest metropolitan city of Nepal. The city is the urban core of the Kathmandu Valley in the Himalayas, which also contains two sister cities namely Patan or Lalitpur, 5 kilometres to its southeast and Bhaktapur, 14 kilometres. It is also acronymed as 'KTM' and named 'tri-city' Kathmandu valley is only slightly smaller than Singapore in terms of area. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres in the bowl-shaped valley in central Nepal surrounded by four major mountains, namely: Shivapuri, Phulchowki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri.
Kathmandu Tourist Official
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Ministry of Tourism
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Kathmandu Police Department