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Page iii VOLUME 116 Bhutan Ramesh C. Dogra Compiler CLIO PRESS OXFORD, ENGLAND · SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA DENVER, COLORADO Page iv © Copyright 1990 by Clio Press Ltd. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise, without the prior permission in writing of the publishers. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data Dogra, Ramesh C. 116). 1. Bhutan.

2 South Asia: the changing environment. Edited by Charanjit Chanana. New Delhi: Merb Bookshelf, 1979. 266p. The book contains eighteen chapters relating to economic cooperation in South Asia together with a consideration of US and Chinese policies in the Indian subcontinent. Pages 6-7, 60-2, and 160-1 contain figures of the annual birth and death rates in Bhutan and its estimated population in 1975 along with a projected figure for the year 2000. Some information on rural and urban population as a percentage of total population of Bhutan is provided for the years 1980, 1990 and 2000.

This very useful handbook prepared by Foreign Area Studies is designed to be useful to military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political and military institutions and practices of various countries. On Bhutan (pages 345-77) it includes information on the size of the country and its population, boundaries, strategic passes, mountains, rivers, flora and fauna, climate, history, politics, political dynamics, key political figures, defence matters, religion, the society, land use, land tenure, agriculture and animal husbandry, forestry, minerals, power, industry, handicrafts, trade, transport and social development.

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