A commemorative postage stamp on the Rara National Park, a protected area in the Himalayas of Nepal :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on Dec 31, 1989
Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
Design : This postage stamp depicts the beautiful picture of Lake Rara with its glistening water and surrounding natural beauty.
Designer : Mohan Rana
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : Rs. 4
Colour : 5 colours
Size : 34 x 34 mm
Format : Square
Paper : White, unwatermarked, coated postage stamp paper
Quantity : 1,000,000 (One Million)
Sheet : 50
Process : Lithography
Printer : Harrison and sons limited, England
- Rara National Park was established in 1976 for the conservation of its beautiful landscapes, flora and fauna. The park is situated in Mugu district of Karnali Zone of Nepal and covers an area of 106 sq.km.
- Lake Rara is the largest lake of Nepal covering an area of 10.2 sq.km. and is located at an elevation of 2990 m. The lake is famous for its unique and enchanting beauty. The maximum depth of the lake recorded is 167 metres.