From 1960 to 2004, the state-owned Nepal Telecommunications Corporation (NTC), also known as Nepal Telecom, or Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited (NDCL), had been the monopoly telecom carrier. Now, other competing telecom service providers are United Telecom (UTL) and Ncell . Telephones - PSTN: 644,347 (May 2013), CDMA.
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Nepal is one of the ten least urbanised, and the ten fastest urbanizing countries in the world. As of 2014, an estimated 18.3% of the population lived in urban areas. Urbanisation rate is high in the Terai, doon valleys of the inner Terai and valleys of the middle hills, but low in the high Himalayas.
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Nepal Doorsanchar Company Ltd. ( Nepali: नेपाल दूरसञ्चार कम्पनी लिमिटेड ), popularly known as Nepal Telecom ( Nepali: नेपाल टेलिकम) or NTC, is a state-owned telecommunication service provider in Nepal with 91.49% of the government share.  The company was a monopoly ...
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Chumanuwri is the largest rural municipality with an area of 1,648.65 square kilometres (636.55 sq mi), while Annapurna (Kaski) is the smallest rural municipality with an area of 33.33 square kilometres (12.87 sq mi). Badigad is the most populous rural municipality with population of 30,906, while Narpa Bhumi is the least populous rural ...
Languages in Nepal by numbers of speakers According to the 2011 national census, the percentage of Nepali native speakers is about 44.6%.  Maithili is the second most spoken language in Nepal at 15.67%.