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Bhutan MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bhutan
Tree Number(s)
Z01.252.245.782.750
Unique ID
D001631
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001631
Annotation
a kingdom in the eastern Himalayas
Scope Note
A kingdom in the eastern Himalayas on the northeast border of India, bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Assam, on the south by Assam and West Bengal, and on the west by Sikkim and Tibet. From 1720 to 1970 it was under Chinese or Indian domination. In 1971 it became a member of the United Nations. The name comes from the Sanskrit bhota, the name for Tibet, + anta, end, with reference to its location at the southern extremity of Tibet. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p144 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/07/08
Bhutan Preferred
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