Video Transcript

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Kathmandu is the valley, it’s situated in a valley. It became the capital of Nepal after the Gurkha kings actually invaded and captured it from the local Malla rulers of that country, and it has become the capital of the country, United Nepal, since nearly 200 years ago. The population of Kathmandu is really populated with nearly a million people, that’s the latest figures, and it’s very crowded. A lot of people, from almost all the districts, or from all the districts, they usually migrate to the city looking for opportunity. You will find a whole lot of the diversity of the entire country. 

A Nepali national discusses Kathmandu.