Hydropower development in Nepal Issues and Status. Satellite Image of the Region. Geological Cross-section of Nepal. Facts on Nepal. Population23.15 millionArea of country147,181Sq-kmMain Hydropower stationsKaligandati(144MW),Kulekhani(92Mw)Khimti(60Mw), Bhotekoshi(36Mw)Main ReservoirKulekhani Reservoir(114m High rock fill dam,73 Million cu.meter storage capacity, 92 Mw installed capacity in cascade.