-Location: Located within the Kathmandu Valley, it stands at an elevation of 1,400 meters (4,600 ft).
-Dialing code: country: +997
Police: 100, 4223011
Tourist Police: Bhrikuti Mandap (4247041), Thamel (4700750)
Fire: 101, 4221177
Tourist Information Helpdesk: 01-4256909 (Nepal Tourism Board)
Car Breakdown Service: No available number
Highway Patrol: No available number
Telephone Directory Services:
Airport Enquiry: 4113261
Railway Enquiry: No available number
Population: average 1 million
Languages: Nepali is the common language of the city. English and Hindu are easily understood by the more educated populous while other languages such as Chinese, French, German, Korean and Hebrew are also moderately understood.
Time zone: GMT + 5hrs and 45 min
Average January temperatures: 18 °C
Average July temperatures: 27 °C
Annual rainfall: 1,425.1 mm.