Rara National Park

A commemorative postage stamp on the Rara National Parka protected area in the Himalayas of Nepal :

Rara Lake (रारा ताल) : Fresh Water Lake in Nepal HimalayasIssued 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

About : 

  • 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.

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