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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Landlocked region isolated by Himalayas; cultural and religious center by the 4th century; under medieval Buddhist and Hindu Rajput dynasties of India; Gurkha king overthrew ruling Mallas in the 18th century; expansion into India caused war with Britain in the early 19th century; official language is Nepalese, though English and many indigenous languages are also spoken.

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