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|c. 26 million (2011, census)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|India||estimated 2,926,168 (2011 Census of India)|
|United States||around 200,385|
|United Kingdom||164,000 (2018)|
|United Arab Emirates||224,905|
|South Korea||60,000 (2017)|
|Languages of Nepal |
Official languages of Nepal
|Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Kirant, Christianity, Prakriti|
|Related ethnic groups|
Nepalis (English: Nepalese ; Nepali: नेपाली), or Nepali people (Nepali: नेपाली), also known as Nepa-mi (Nepal Bhasa : 𑐣𑐾𑐥𑐵𑑅𑐩𑐶, नेपाःमि), are the citizens of Nepal under the provisions of Nepali nationality law. The country is home to people of many different national origins. Nepali may also refer to non-citizen residents, dual citizens, and expatriates.
Nepal is a multicultural and multi-ethnic country. Kathmandu Valley, in the middle hill region, constitutes a small fraction of the nation's area but is the most densely populated, with almost 5 percent of the nation's population.
The Gopala and Mahishpala dynasty has been recorded as earliest instance of Nepali people.
|Rank||Caste/ethnic groups||Population||Percentage composition|
|27||Hyolmo / Yolmo||1,50,000||1%|
The Nepali diaspora or Non Resident Nepali are Nepali people living overseas. The Non-resident Nepali Act, 2064 of Nepal defines a non-resident Nepali as someone who is a foreign citizen of Nepalese origin including a Nepalese citizen residing abroad.
- Languages of Nepal
- List of Nepali people
- Music of Nepal
- Religion in Nepal
- Demographics of Nepal
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