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Limbu Language
Nepal Sikkim, IndiaLanguage codesISO 639-3 lifGlottolog limb1266[3] Limbu
Limbu
(Limbu: ᤕᤠᤰᤌᤢᤱ ᤐᤠᤴ, yakthung pān) is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken by the Limbu people
Limbu people
of eastern Nepal
Nepal
and India
India
(particularly Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Sikkim, Assam
Assam
and Nagaland) as well as expatriate communities in Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Canada and the US. The Limbu
Limbu
refer to themselves as Yakthung and their language as Yakthungpan
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Gorkha Kingdom
Gorkha Kingdom
Gorkha Kingdom
(Nepali: गोरखा राज्य) was a former kingdom in the confederation of 24 states known as Chaubisi rajya located in present-day western Nepal.[1] The Kingdom of Gorkha extended from the Marshyangdi
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Ethnologue
Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an annual reference publication in print and online that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world. It was first issued in 1951, and is now published annually by SIL International, a U.S.-based, worldwide, Christian non-profit organization
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Lama
Lama
Lama
(Tibetan: བླ་མ་, Wylie: bla-ma; "chief" or "high priest"[1]) is a title for a teacher of the Dhamma
Dhamma
in Tibetan Buddhism. The name is similar to the Sanskrit
Sanskrit
term guru.[2] Historically, the term was used for venerated spiritual masters[3][4] or heads of monasteries.[2] Today the title can be used as an honorific title conferred on a monk,[2][4] nun or (in the Nyingma, Kagyu
Kagyu
and Sakya
Sakya
schools) advanced tantric practitioner to designate a level of spiritual attainment and authority to teach, or may be part of a title such as Dalai Lama[4] or Panchen Lama[4] applied to a lineage of reincarnate lamas (Tulkus). Perhaps due to misunderstandings by early western scholars attempting to understand Tibetan Buddhism, the term lama has historically been erroneously applied to Tibetan monks in general
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Dorje
New branches:Blue Lotus AssemblyGateway of the Hidden FlowerNew Kadampa BuddhismShambhala BuddhismTrue Awakening TraditionHistoryTantrismMahasiddhaSahajaPursuitBuddhahood BodhisattvaKalachakraPracticesGeneration stage Completion stagePhowaTantric techniques: Fourfold division:KriyayogaCharyayogaYogatantraAnuttarayogatantraTwofold division:Inner TantrasOuter TantrasThought forms and visualisation:MandalaMantraMudraThangkaYantraYoga:Deity yogaDream yogaDeath yogaNgöndro Guru
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Róng Script
The Lepcha script, or Róng script, is an abugida used by the Lepcha people to write the Lepcha language. Unusually for an abugida, syllable-final consonants are written as diacritics.Contents1 History 2 Typology 3 Unicode 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Lepcha is derived from the Tibetan script, and may have some Burmese influence. According to tradition, it was devised in the beginning of 18th century by prince Chakdor Namgyal of the Tibetan dynasty in Sikkim, or by scholar Thikúng Men Salóng in the 17th century. Early Lepcha manuscripts were written vertically, a sign of Chinese influence. When they were later written horizontally, the letters remained in their new orientations, rotated 90° from their Tibetan prototypes
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Eastern Nepal
The Eastern Development Region (Nepali: पुर्वाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Purwānchal Bikās Kshetra) was one of Nepal's five development regions. It is also known as Kirata region.[1] It was located at the eastern end of the country with its headquarters at Dhankuta. The town of Dhankuta was the headquarter of the Eastern Region, as well as the headquarter of the Dhankuta District.[2] [3]Contents1 History 2 Administrative divisions2.1 Zones 2.2 Districts3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] On April 13, 1961 Mahendra The king of Nepal divided existing 35 districts into 75 districts and grouped them into 14 administrative zones. In 1972, King of Nepal grouped 14 zones into total 4 development regions, thus Eastern Development Region came into existence.[4] Administrative divisions[edit] The region administratively was divided into 3 zones and 16 districts. Each zone contained 4 or more districts
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Arun River, China-Nepal
The Arun River (Nepali: अरुण नदी) is a trans-boundary river and is part of the Kosi or Sapt Koshi
Sapt Koshi
river system in Nepal. It originates in Tibet
Tibet
Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China
China
where it is called the Phung Chu or Bum-chu.Contents1 Name 2 Tibet 3 Kosi River
Kosi River
System 4 Nepal 5 ReferencesName[edit] In Tibet, the river is called Bum-chu,[1][2] also transliterated Phung-Chu or from Chinese as Peng Qu or Pumqu. Men Qu or Moinqu is an upper tributary draining glaciers from Shishapangma. In Nepal
Nepal
the river's name changes to Arun. Tibet[edit] The Tibetan name Bum-chu may refer to a religious ceremony attempting to divine prospects for the coming year from the level of water in a pot or well,[3][4] chu is the Tibetan word for water
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Districts Of Nepal
Executive:Prime Minister: Khadga Prasad Oli Council of Ministers: Oli II Civil Services Cabinet SecretaryFederal Parliament:House of RepresentativesSpeaker: Krishna Bahadur MaharaNational AssemblyChairman: Ganesh Prasad TimilsinaJudiciary:Supreme CourtChief Justice of Nepal: Gopal ParajuliDistrict CourtsElectionsElection Commission Political parties Recent electionsPresidential: 2008 2015National: 2008 2013 2017Provincial: 2017Local: 2017Federalism Administrative divisionsProvincesProvince governments Provincial Assemblies Governors Chief MinisterLocal governmentsDistricts Municipality Rural MunicipalityForeign relationsMinistry of Foreign Affairs Diplomatic missionsof Nepal to NepalPassportVisa requirementsRelated topicsDemocracy movement Civil WarOther countries Atlasv t eDistricts in Nepal
Nepal
are second level of administrative divisions after provinces
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Kosi Zone
Koshi (Nepali: कोशी अञ्चल Listen (help·info)) is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal. The headquarters of Koshi Zone is Biratnagar
Biratnagar
which is also its largest city. Other cities of Koshi Zone are Inaruwa, Dharan, Dhankutta,jhumka,Duhabi and Itahari
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Burma
Myanmar
Myanmar
(Burmese: [mjəmà]),[nb 1][8] officially the Republic
Republic
of the Union of Myanmar
Myanmar
and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia. Myanmar
Myanmar
is bordered by India
India
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to its west, Thailand
Thailand
and Laos
Laos
to its east and China
China
to its north and northeast. To its south, about one third of Myanmar's total perimeter of 5,876 km (3,651 mi) forms an uninterrupted coastline of 1,930 km (1,200 mi) along the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
and the Andaman Sea. The country's 2014 census counted the population to be 51 million people.[9] As of 2017, the population is about 54 million.[5] Myanmar is 676,578 square kilometres (261,228 square miles) in size
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Sunsari
Sunsari District
Sunsari District
(Nepali: सुनसरी जिल्ला Listen (help·info)) is one of 14 districts in Province No. 1
Province No. 1
of Nepal. The district is located in the eastern Terai
Terai
and covers an area of 1,257 km2 (485 sq mi). According to the 2011 Nepal
Nepal
census, the population was 763,487.[1] The district headquarter is located in Inaruwa. The area was originally part of Morang District
Morang District
but became its own district in 1962 when Nepal
Nepal
was divided into 14 zones and 75 districts. Major cities in Sunsari district are Inaruwa, Itahari, Jhumka
Jhumka
and Dharan, and Duhabi
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Sankhuwasabha District
Sankhuwasabha District
Sankhuwasabha District
(Nepali: सङ्खुवासभा जिल्ला  Listen (help·info)) is one of 14 districts of Province No. 1
Province No. 1
of eastern Nepal. The district's area is 3,480 km² with a population of 159,203 in 2001 and 158,742 in 2011. The administrative center is Khandbari. Newly registered municipalities in this district are Chainpur, Madi, Dharmadevi
Dharmadevi
and Panch Khapan. Bordering districts are Bhojpur, Terhathum and Dhankuta in Koshi Zone; Solukhumbu in Sagarmatha Zone; and Taplejung in Mechi Zone. Tingri County of Shigatse Prefecture
Shigatse Prefecture
in the Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibet Autonomous Region
of China borders to the north. Indigenous Limbus, janajati ethnics are Yakkha, Rai, and other hill castes (e.g. Chhetri, Bahun) and ethnic groups (e.g
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Mechi Zone
Mechi (Nepali: मेची अञ्चल  Listen (help·info) is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal, comprising four districts; namely Ilam, Jhapa, Panchthar and Taplejung. Its headquarters are at Ilam.[clarification needed] It comes under the Eastern Development Region of Nepal. The Indian state of Bihar is to the south, West Bengal and Sikkim in East and Tibet to the north. The largest town is Damak in the Terai. The majority of the population in Mechi are Kirantis (Limbu and Rai) and other ethnic groups like Koche and Meche, and hill castes like Bahun and Chhetris. Mechi is divided into four districts:District Type HeadquartersIlam Hill IlamJhapa Outer Terai BhadrapurPanchtar Hill PhidimTaplejung Mountain TaplejungAmong the four districts, Jhapa is in the Terai and it is more developed than the other three districts. Ilam and Panchthar are in the hilly region. Ilam is also in a developing stage
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Jhapa District
Jhapa (Nepali: झापा जिल्ला Listen (help·info)) is one of 14 districts of Province No. 1
Province No. 1
of eastern Nepal. The latest official data, the 2011 Nepal
Nepal
Census, puts the total population of the district at 812,650. An inhabitant of Jhapa is known as a Jhapali. The district headquarters is Bhadrapur.Contents1 Location 2 Geography and climate 3 Education 4 Notable people 5 References 6 External linksLocation[edit] Jhapa is the easternmost district of Nepal
Nepal
and lies in the fertile Terai
Terai
plains. It is bound by Ilam in the north, Morang in the west, the Indian state of Bihar
Bihar
in the south and the Indian state of West Bengal to the southeast and east
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Himalayas
The Himalayas, or Himalaya
Himalaya
(/ˌhɪməˈleɪə, hɪˈmɑːləjə/), form a mountain range in Asia
Asia
separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The Himalayan range has many of the Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas
Himalayas
include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 metres (23,600 ft) in elevation, including all of the fourteen 8,000-metre peaks. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia
Asia
(Aconcagua, in the Andes) is 6,961 metres (22,838 ft) tall.[1] Lifted by the subduction of the Indian tectonic plate under the Eurasian Plate, the Himalayan mountain range runs, west-northwest to east-southeast, in an arc 2,400 kilometres (1,500 mi) long.[2] Its western anchor, Nanga Parbat, lies just south of the northernmost bend of Indus
Indus
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