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 Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The area historically close to Tibet to the north came under the of the British in India during the 19th century and a protectorate was established in 1910 with Britain assuming control of foreign but refraining from interference in internal affairs.
The official religion of Bhutan is the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism which is adhered to by about quarters of the population.
Bhutan is one of the most secluded in the world and access for foreigners restricted to certain areas although these are Most of the population lives in small villages and supports itself through agriculture growing or breeding yaks.
www.freeglossary.com /Bhutan   (1116 words)

 Top20Bhutan.com - Your Top20 Guide to Bhutan!
Bhutan is one of the most isolated nations in the world; foreign influences and tourism are heavily regulated by the government to preserve the traditional culture of the dominant Ngalong group.
Bhutan's population is concentrated in the towns, in the southern plains, and in valleys where agriculture is feasible.
Bhutan remains one of the most secluded nations in the world, and foreigners are not permitted to travel to many of its areas to minimise the effects of tourism on the local culture.
www.top20bhutan.com   (4707 words)

 Bhutan Demographics and Geography - Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
Bhutan is one of the least populated countries in S Asia.
Bhutan is drained by several rivers rising in the Himalayas and flowing into India, including the Amo Chu, Mangde Chu, Punatsang Chu, and Wang Chu systems.
Bhutan’s third hereditary ruler, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk (reigned 1953–1972), modernized Bhutanese society by abolishing slavery and the caste system, emancipating women, opening the nation to the international community, and starting a secular educational system.
www.columbiagazetteer.org /public/Bhutan.html   (1114 words)

Bhutan is one of the most isolated nations in the world; foreign influences and tourism are regulated by the government to preserve its traditional Tibetan Buddhist culture.
After Bhutan lost the war, the Treaty of Sinchula was signed between B ritish India and Bhutan.
In his speech, he said that television was a critical step to the modernization of Bhutan as well as a major contributor to the country's Gross National Happiness (Bhutan is the only country to measure happiness) but warned against the misuse of the television that may erode traditional Bhutanese values.
en.filepoint.de /info/Bhutan   (4434 words)

 Cultural Cleansing in VBhutan
Bhutan passed a revision of its existing citizenship laws, in practice limiting the grant of citizenship to those who could prove residence since before December 31, 1958.
For example, if a foreign wife arrived in Bhutan in 1959 and is not recognized as a citizen under one of the earlier laws, she fails under registration.
Bhutan is certainly not eager to accept the return of dissidents, and without some guarantees of safety many dissidents are not eager to return.
www.geocities.com /bhutaneserefugees/cultural_cleansing.html   (9838 words)

The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small, landlocked nation of South Asia, located in the Himalaya Mountains, sandwiched between India and the People's Republic of China.
Model educational, social, and environmental programmes in Bhutan are underway, with support from multilateral development organisations, always taking Bhutan's wish for preservation of its traditions into account.
The official religion of Bhutan is the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism, which is adhered to by 75% of the population.
creekin.net /n22-bhutan.html   (1197 words)

 Bhutan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bhutan is linked historically and culturally with its northern neighbor Tibet, yet politically and economically today's kingdom has drawn much closer to India.
In the 18th century, the Bhutanese invaded and occupied the kingdom of Cooch Behar to the south.
  The population of Bhutan per the Government of Bhutan census of 2006 is 672,425 (2006) [12].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bhutan   (4452 words)

 Cultural Cleansing in Bhutan:CEMARD-Bhutan
The least credible of the fears Bhutan expresses is that of a "Greater Nepal" or "Pan Nepal" stretching across the Himalayas which Foreign Minister Dawa Tsering identified as a "motivating factor" of immigration to Bhutan.
Concerns were raised in 1988's 67th Session of Bhutan's National Assembly concerning the retroactive impact of the 1985 law concerning the derivative citizenship of spouses and offspring where the new law's application had its greatest impact.
Recently, Bhutan reproduced some of these tax receipts which had been displayed in an earlier refugee publication, adding the caption, "This is the kind of document produced by the people in the refugee camps as proof of their Bhutanese citizenship.
www.geocities.com /cemardbhutan/cultural.html   (10443 words)

 bhutan days
Bhutan’s Olympic archery team will demonstrate their intricate shooting skills and give bow- and arrow-making demonstrations.
UTEP's architectural connection to Bhutan was inspired by a 1914 issue of National Geographic which contained a photo essay about the kingdom.
The wife of the first dean of the Texas School of Mines (now UTEP) saw the article and suggested that the Bhutanese architecture was well suited to the foothills of the Franklin Mountains.
www.utep.edu /newspubs/Releases/Sept03/bhutandays.html   (369 words)

 Bhutan Deforestation Rates and Related Forestry Figures
In total, between 1990 and 2005, Bhutan gained 5.3% of its forest cover, or around 160,000 hectares.
Biodiversity and Protected Areas: Bhutan has some 748 known species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles according to figures from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
Bhutan is home to at least 5468 species of vascular plants, of which 1.4% are endemic.
rainforests.mongabay.com /deforestation/2000/Bhutan.htm   (740 words)

 Demographics of Bhutan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Demographics of Bhutan, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands.
The Royal Government of Bhutan lists their country's population as 734,340 (2003).
If the Bhutanese refugee advocate groups are correct, a spot check of a southern gewog should show a massive under-reporting of population (although this would have to be done by a non-interested party to have credibility).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Bhutan   (363 words)

 Bhutan - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators - Information on Tourism and listing of all Tour Operators from Bhutan.
Journal of Bhutan Studies - Academic Research Papers on Bhutan
http://www.keystobhutan.com - Organises exclusive privatre tours to Bhutan for people from all around the world.
www.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=3461   (1288 words)

 DHL: Corporate - Bhutan Service Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Addresses in Bhutan where you can leave a shipment for delivery.
The location of the office from where DHL activities in Bhutan are controlled.
Information that may be of interest to you when doing business with Bhutan
www.dhl.com /wrd/bt.html   (46 words)

 Census and Demographics Data - 2000, 2005 and 2010 Projections
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www.mapmart.com /Demographics/Census.htm   (497 words)

 Bhutan from go2wo
Geography, demographics, economy, history, and government (see also Research)
E-Conflict World Encyclopedia - Bhutan - national anthem, flag, map, people, economy, geography, government, defence, news and weather
Governments on the WWW - Bhutan - comprehensive database of governmental institutions - parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, etc
www.go2wo.com /bhutan   (300 words)

 AirNinja.com - Country Facts for Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Male Life Expectency for Bhutan 2000 - 2005
Female Life Expectency for Bhutan 2000 - 2005
Gross Domestic Product Per Capita of Bhutan 1999 - 2003
www.airninja.com /worldfacts/countries/Bhutan.htm   (50 words)

 Statistics and Demographics - Bhutan - Internet Statistics and Demographics Directory
Statistics and Demographics - Bhutan - Internet Statistics and Demographics Directory
Local & Regional Website Directory : Other Countries & Nations : Bhutan
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