BHUTAN

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEe19971993e19911987e19821979197719691960?1952particularsvariants of the namefound.yrposition
source:CGBBODMWMWSLDYWGHWSY
Angduphodang >> see: >> Wangdue Phodrang
Bumthang10,0nc
Byakar >> see: >> Jakar
Chhuka0,8+5,0Chhukha Dzongsw
Chima Kothi+5,0sw
Chirangc
Confluence
Dagana0,4+5,0wc
Deothangse
Dewangiriremains of a fortress near Deothangse
Dhompu+5,0sc
Gaylegphug12,5+5,0sc
Ha+5,0w
Hatisarsc
Jakar4,0Byakarnc
Kanglunge
Kengase
Laitsawanc
Lhuntsi0,2+5,0Lhuntsene
Lingshi Dzongnw
Mongar0,8+5,0ec
Paro4,03,035,0capital until 1952Paro Dzongw
Pemagatshel0,4+5,0Pema Gatselse
Phuntsholing45,07,015,0sw
Pieksaose
Punakha1,01,110,012,0traditional winter capital / residence of the ruler1577nw
Samtse0,8+5,0Samchisw
Samdrup Jongkhar12,5+5,0se
Sarpang0,4Sarbhangsc
Shamgong Dzongsame as Zhemgang (?)cs
Shemgang >> see: >> Zhemgang
Shingbene
Shompangkhasc
Sibsoosw
Singhi Dzongne
Taga Dzong18,0swc
Tashi Chho Dzong >> see: >> Thimbu
Tashigang >> see: >> Trashigang
Thimbu45,030,327,015,020,09,060,050,015,0seat of government since 1952; summer residence of the rulerThimphu, Tashi Chho Dzong13th c.wc
Thunkarne
Tongsa Dzong >> see: >> Trongsa
Trashigang4,0Tashigang1659e
Trongsa0,82,5Tongsa Dzongc
Wangdue Phodrang3,0+5,0Wangdi, Wangdiphodrang, Angduphodangcn
Zhemgang+5,0Shemgang // same as: Shamgong Dzong (?)

Particulars:
Source MW: "By permission. From Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Third Edition cop. 1997 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated."
Data for 1982 stated as +5,0 are indications as such on a map in MW.
File created on 2000-05-30; revised on 2003-08-01; and last modified on 2004-12-06 by Jan Lahmeyer

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