Bhutan
Bhutan Bhutan n. a principality in the Himalayas northeast of India. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Bhutan — (Bhotan), unabhängiger Staat im östlichen Himalaja (s. Karte »Ostindien«), zwischen 26°45´ bis 28° nördl. Br. und 89–92° östl. L., grenzt im N. an Tibet, im W. an Sikkim, im O. an wilde Gebirgsstämme, im S. an Assam und Bengalen; 34,000 qkm. Der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bhutan — [bo͞o tän′] independent kingdom in the Himalayas, north of the Indian state of Assam: monarchy established in 1907: 18,000 sq mi (46,620 sq km); pop. 600,000; cap. Thimphu Bhutanese [bo͞ot΄ n ēz′] adj., n. pl. Bhutanese …   English World dictionary

  • Bhutan — Coordinates: 27°25′01″N 90°26′06″E /  …   Wikipedia

  • Bhutan — /booh tahn /, n. Bhutanese, adj. a kingdom in the Himalayas, NE of India: foreign affairs under Indian jurisdiction. 1,865,191; ab. 19,300 sq. mi. (50,000 sq. km). Cap.: Thimphu. * * * Bhutan Introduction Bhutan Background: In 1865, Britain and… …   Universalium

  • Bhutan — Druk Yul Königreich Bhutan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bhutan — Bhu|tan; s: Staat im Himalaja. * * * Bhutan,     Kurzinformation:   Fläche: 47 000 km2   Einwohner: (2000) 2,0 Mio.   Hauptstadt: Thimphu   Amtssprache: Dzongk …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bhutan — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Bhutan <p></p> Background: <p></p> In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding …   The World Factbook

  • Bhutan — noun a landlocked principality in the Himalayas to the northeast of India • Syn: ↑Kingdom of Bhutan • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Asian country, ↑Asian nation • Part Holonyms: ↑Asia • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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