Many people work regular hours, which tend to run from about am to about pm.The weekend in Nepal falls on Friday-Saturday though with a workweek from Sunday to Thursday.
While on an international level most people may identify as Nepalese, among themselves, most people identify by their ethnicity, which is often times closely tied to a religion.
The majority of the people are ethnically Pahari, but even among these people they tend to identify on a more local level or with a more specific ethnic group, such as Chhettri.
As of the 2011 census, 81.3 of the Nepalese population is Hindu, 9.0% is Buddhist, 4.4% is Muslim, 3.0% is Kirant/Yumaist, 1.4% is Christian, and 0.9% follow other religions or none religion.
The natural scenery, high mountains, Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture, religions and political instability.
This diversity leads to a great number of cultures and ways of life, but the mountainous landscape contributes greatly to the many similarities in the country.
Over 80% of the people of Nepal are rural and for most of these people (three quarters of the total population) agriculture is how they make a living.
The mountainous north contains eight of the world’s ten highest Himalayan Mountains, including the highest, Mount Everest.
Nepal’s faces many problems caused by governmental clashes, surrounded by the complex situation that is Nepalese politics. By some measures, Hinduism is practiced by a greater majority of people in Nepal than in any other nation.
It is a multilingual country, where more than 92 languages are spoken.
The speakers of these languages have their own oral traditions and cultures, which have been handed down from generation to generation. The culture and traditions are so rich that we can go on for generation with this wealth.