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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