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BHUTAN. TANIDA KAHO. HISTORY NAME MEAN PEOPLE GEOGRAFY MAP TAKIN Currency Stamps. HISTORY. The name Bhutan appears to derive from the ancient Indian term Bhutan which means the end of the land of the Bhots. NAME MEAN.
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BHUTAN TANIDA KAHO
HISTORY • NAME MEAN • PEOPLE • GEOGRAFY • MAP • TAKIN • Currency • Stamps
HISTORY • The name Bhutan appears to derive from the ancient Indian term Bhutan which means the end of the land of the Bhots.
NAME MEAN • Bhot was the Sanskrit term for Tibetans, thus Bhutan could mean the end of the land of Tibet. It could also extend from the Sanskrit word Bhutan or high land .
PEOPLE • Bhutan is also a deeply religious country. Bhutanese people are driven by their respect for the tantric strain of Mahayana Buddhism. Bhutanese practice their beliefs as an integral part of their everyday lives--with none of the fears so often associated with religious practice in the Western world.
GEOGRAFY • Altitudes in the south range from 1,000 to 4,500 feet. Altitudes in the more populated central regions range from 4,000 feet in the east around tashigang to a high of 17,000 feet over the highest pass. The altitude at Timphu, the capital, is 7,700 feet
Currency of Bhutan • Ngltraum is used as a currency in Bhutan. A sub-currency is Chhertum. 100 Ch. is equal to 1 Nu. 1 Nu. is about 3.3 yen and fixed rate as Indian rupee. (1998/03) A most small sum of a bill is 1Nu. There are coins but not popular, which are issued in 1979. Coin (in 1979 issuance) of Bhutan