An independent kingdom in the Himalayas, between 26° 20′ and 30° 10′ N. lat. and between 80° 15′ and 88° 15′ E. long.; its greatest length. 550 miles; its greatest breadth about 150; bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Sikkim and West Bengal, on the south and west by Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
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