Rabu, 11 Maret 2009


Himalaya is a mountain chain in Asia, separating the Indian subcontinent from The Tibet.

Himalaya is a place where the highest mountains in the world, such as Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga, is located. The etymology, Himalaya means "place of residence of snow" in Sanskrit (from HIMA "snow", and aalaya "dwelling").

Himalaya lengthwise along the five countries - Pakistan, India, China, Bhutan and Nepal. He is the source of two major river systems of the world - River Indus and Ganga-Brahmaputra River. Approximately 750 million people live in the area around the flow of water from the Himalaya, which includes Bangladesh.