Thimbu


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Thimbu,

Bhutan: see ThimphuThimphu
or Thimbu
, city (1997 est. pop. 45,000), capital and largest city of Bhutan, W Bhutan, on the Wang Chu. The Tashichoedzong, a fortress monastery dating from the 13th cent., has been the seat of Bhutan's government since 1952.
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Thimbu

, Thimphu
the capital of Bhutan, in the west in the foothills of the E Himalayas: became the official capital in 1962. Pop.: 40 000 (2005 est.)
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The Skimtokha Dzong in Thimbu is located on a high mountain perch.