Public holidays

11 January – National Unity Day
29 January – Martyrs' Memorial Day
19 February  – National Democracy Day
8 March – International Women's Day
15 December – Constitution Day
25 December – HM the King's Birthday


For weather details in Nepal, please visit the World Meteorological Organization.


Oanda currency converter

The currency is the Nepali Rupee (Rs).

Time zones and time differences

Nepal is four hours and 45 minutes behind Australian Eastern Standard Time.

To find out the current time in Kathmandu, view the World Clock.

Dialling codes

Nepal's country code is 977.

For calls to Nepal from Australia dial: 0011 + 977 + area code + telephone number.

For calls from Nepal to Australia dial: 00 + 61 + area code + telephone number.

Find out more about Australian area codes or international dialling codes.

Electricity and water

Nepal’s power supply is 230 volts, 50Hz 1, 3 phases, generally 2, 3 and 2, 4 wires. The round two-pin plugs are the most common.

Links and resources

Travel and tourism

Discover Nepal 

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