History Of Nepal

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Ancient Nepal

The first human populations arrived in Northern India 55,000 years ago from Africa, where they had lived before. In South Asia, the oldest recorded modern human fossils date from about 30,000 years ago. Archaeological evidence of human settlements in Nepal comes from about the same period. In what is now the House of representatives, evidence for the domestication of food crops and livestock, the building of permanent buildings, and the storage of agricultural surplus appeared after 6500 BC in Mehrgarh and other sites. These eventually evolved into the Indus Valley Civilization, South Asia’s first modern society.

Nepal After 600 BC with kingdoms and confederations of clans

Small kingdoms and clan confederations emerged in Nepal’s southern regions around 600 BC. From one of these, the Newar polity, came Gautama Buddha (traditionally dated 563–483 BC), a prince who later renounced his status to lead an ascetic life, established Buddhism, and became known as Gautama Buddha. In the centuries since,