• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


An independent kingdom in the Himálayas, between 26° 25′ and 30° 17′ N. lat., and between 80° 6′ and 88° 14′ of E. long.; its greatest length 500 miles; its greatest breadth about 150; bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Sikkim and Bengal, on the south and west by India.


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  1. Statistical Information.—A Department of Statistics was set up in Kátmándu on 25 Oct., 1950; Director-General.—Maj.-Gen. Bijaya Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1953

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