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Nepal

There are two ACTS Training Centers in Nepal:  

  1. Mid-Western Nepal in Koholpur, 16 km from the airport at Nepalganj, which serves Mid-Western and Western regions of Nepal.
  2. Kakarvitta, East Nepal, which serves Eastern Nepal and Bhutan. 

The two training centers started the training of church planters in January 2008.

The locations are indicated on the map below:

ACTS Training Center, Koholpur, Mid-West Nepal

ACTS Training Center Director Pastor Harihar Tharu & Shemi in Koholpur.

ACTS Training Center Director Ram Thapa & Sharda in Kakarvitta

Church Planters Conference

One of the churches planted by ACTS missionaries

Church Worship, Mid-West Nepal

ACTS Church Planters

OFFICIAL NAME

Kingdom of Nepal

GEOGRAPHY

A mountain-ringed Himalayan state between Tibet and India that contains 8 of the 10 highest mountain peaks in the world

AREA

147181 sq. km/56827 sq mile

COMPARATIVE

roughly the size of the state of Wisconsin

POPULATION

26,469,600

CAPITAL

Kathmandu - 1.5 million

LITERACY

54% (age 15+ and can read and write)
According to the National Population Census 2001, the country's total literacy rate stood at over 53.74 percent. The data shows that the 39.75 percent of population - 28.36 percent male and 51.06 percent female - cannot read and write. Interestingly, 5.99 percent of males and 5.78 percent of female can read only. In contrast, 65.08 percent of males and 42.49 percent of females can read and write.

LANGUAGE

Official: Nepali
Other: English

RELIGION

Hindu - 90%
Buddhist - 5%
Muslim - 3%
Others - 2%

POLITICS

Unstable monarchy; most of the royal family was assassinated in 2001.  2006 – change to democratic republic.   

INCOME

Per capita income = US$ 260 per year

CURRENCY

Nepali Rupee (Rs)

TIME ZONE

GMT/UTC +5.75

 

 




 

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