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Bhután

  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

A State in the Eastern Himalayas, between 26° 45′ and 28° N. latitude, and between 89° and 92° E. longitude, bordered on the north and east by Tibet, on the west by the Tibetan district of Chumbí and by Sikkim, and on the south by British India. Extreme length from east to west 190 miles; extreme breadth 90 miles. Area about 20,000 square miles; population estimated at 250,000.

Books of Reference concerning Bhutá

  1. Accounts relating to the Trade by Land of British and India with Foreign Countries Annual. Calcutta.Google Scholar
  2. Report on Explorations in Sikkim, Bhután, and Tibet, 1856–86. Edited by Lieut.-Colonel G. Strahan. Dehra Dún, 1889.Google Scholar
  3. A Collection of Treaties and Engagements, relating to India and neighbouring Countries by C. U. Aitchison. Volume II. Part IV. Calcutta.Google Scholar
  4. Reports of Expeditions through Bhután in 1906 and 1907. By J. C. White. London.Google Scholar
  5. Sandberg (G.), Bhotan, the Unknown State. [A Reprint from the Calcutta Review.] Calcutta, 1898.Google Scholar
  6. White (J. C.), Sikhim and Bhutan. London, 1909.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1919

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  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein

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