Skip to main content


Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope 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.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records: