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Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a country in South Asia. It is mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is landlocked, and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west. Bangladesh is located within only 147 miles (27 km) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim.