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ID: 7014831
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014831

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bhutan (nation)  Bhutan (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 27 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 27.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 090 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 90.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by branch of Tibetian Mongolians, chiefly Bhuddist; Chinese domination 18th century; British relations ca. 1772, British invasion and parts annexed to India 1865; external affairs managed by Britain 1910, and in consultation with India after 1949; official language is Dzongkha (a Tibetan dialect), though Nepali, various dialects of Nepalese, and English are also spoken.

Names:
Druk Yul (preferred,C,V,Dzongkha (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Druk Gyalkhap (C,V,O,Dzongkha (transliterated),U)
Druk-Yul (C,V,Dzongkha (transliterated),U,N)
Druk-yul (C,V,Dzongkha (transliterated),U,N)
Drukyuel (C,V,Dzongkha (transliterated),U)
Druk Gyekhap (C,V,Dzongkha (transliterated),U)
Bhutan (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Kingdom of Bhutan (C,V,English,U,N)
Bhutān (C,V,Spanish-P,U,N)
Reino de Bhután (C,V,Spanish,U)
Kingdom of Bhutān (C,V)
Bhoutan (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Royaume du Bhoutan (C,O,French,U,N)
Butã (C,O)
འབྲུག་ཡུལ་ (C,V,Dzongkha-P,U)
འབྲུག་གྷལ་ཁབ (C,V,Dzongkha,U)
Бутан (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Королевство Бутан (C,V,Russian,U)
不丹 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
不丹王国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
بوتان (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
مم ىَة بوتان (C,V,Arabic,U)
BTN (C,O,ISO3L)
BT (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO064 (C,O,ISO3N)
BT00 (C,O,FIPS)
Bhutanese (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bhutan (nation)  ........  Bhutan (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (subcontinent)  ........  India (subcontinent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bhutan (nation)  ............  Bhutan (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  member of UN since 1971
primary political unit (C)
independent nation (C)  ............  in internal affairs, 1949
kingdom (C)  ............  by hereditary maharaja, 1907
controlled region (H)  ............  Chinese, 1720-1910; British, partially, 1772-1949

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Thimphu .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Bhutan, Thimphu) [1065979]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1971

Sources and Contributors:
Бутан..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Королевство Бутан..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
不丹..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
不丹王国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
بوتان..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
مم ىَة بوتان..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
འབྲུག་ཡུལ་..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
འབྲུག་གྷལ་ཁབ..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Bhoutan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
Bhutan..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 557
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 28
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-11
Bhutān..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 75-76
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
Bhutanese..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 5
BT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
BT00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
BTN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
Butã..........  [VP]
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Druk Gyalkhap..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Druk Gyekhap..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Drukyuel..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Druk-Yul..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 566
Druk-yul..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 144
Druk Yul..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 10 June 2009
ISO064..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Kingdom of Bhutan..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Kingdom of Bhutān..........  [VP]
................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 75-76
Reino de Bhután..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Royaume du Bhoutan..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 776
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 557
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 566
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 75-76
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 776
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 28
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-11
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 5
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 144
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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