General information about Kathmandu
Country Nepal
region Central Region CR
region 2Bāgmatī Zone 01
Population 1,442,271
Time Zone Asia/Kathmandu
Cost of living in Kathmandu
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 43 66
Food 103 156
Transportation 8 42
Communications and utilities 42 42
Clothing 12 48
Sports and leisure 13 43
Total 222 396
Accommodation in Kathmandu USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 44
Shared room in city centre 66
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 63
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 111
Coordinates of Kathmandu
Time Zone Asia/Kathmandu
GMT +5.75
DST +5.75
Latitude 27.701690000
Longitude 85.320600000
Elevation 1317 m.
Elevation (STRM3) 1296 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Kathmandu

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 9 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 10 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 2 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 32,719 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 27 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 7 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 3 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 33 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 31 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 53 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 39 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 139 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 78 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 249 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 164 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 42 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 26 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,496 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 612 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 194 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 11.22%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Kathmandu

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 32 32 30 23 25 26 30 33 35 37 31 32 37
Average high °C 25 23 20 16 15 17 21 25 26 26 26 26 22
Average temperature °C 22 19 15 11 10 12 15 19 21 23 23 23 18
Average low °C 19 15 9 5 4 6 10 13 17 20 21 21 13
Record low °C 13 7 2 -1 -2 -1 2 5 8 12 15 16 -2
Fog Days 6 15 19 21 21 16 12 7 4 1 1 1 124
Thunderstorms Days 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 5 4 2 3 23
Average precipitation Mm. 180 50 0 10 10 10 30 30 100 200 370 320 1310
Relative humidity % 84 82 80 77 77 77 61 60 66 75 83 85 76
Relative humidity morning % 97 97 97 98 97 96 94 90 92 93 96 95 95
Relative humidity evening % 78 73 71 68 65 58 50 48 59 70 80 79 67
Wind speed Km/h 8 9 8 8 8 9 14 12 12 9 9 8 10
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 14 13
Dew point °C 18 14 10 6 5 6 7 10 15 18 20 20 149
Growing degree-day °C 375 284 142 26 0 55 172 283 362 408 422 422 2951
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 19 19 17 15 15 17 20 23 24 23 21 19 19
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Kathmandu - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleregionCountrySize
2 kmTribhuvan International AirportKathmanduM
78 kmJanakpur AirportJanakpurM
89 kmPokhara AirportPokharaM
109 kmMuzaffarpur AirportM
117 kmGautam Buddha AirportBhairawaM
133 kmGorakhpur AirportGorakhpurM
146 kmBiratnagar AirportBiratnagarM
147 kmLok Nayak Jayaprakash AirportPatnaM
148 kmTaplejung AirportTaplejungM
198 kmBagdogra AirportSiliguriM

Cities close to Kathmandu

Showing 1-10 of 44 items.
CountryregionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km NepalCentral RegionKathmandu1,442,271222 USD5.66.04.5
2 km NepalCentral RegionPatan183,310
79 km NepalWestern RegionPokhara200,000
118 km NepalEastern RegionDharan Bazar108,600
100 km NepalWestern RegionBhairahawa63,367
128 km NepalEastern RegionBiratnagar182,324
47 km NepalCentral RegionBharatpur107,157
202 km NepalMid WesternBirendranagar31,381
273 km NepalFar WesternMahendranagar88,381
122 km NepalEastern RegionIthari47,984