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Thimphu, Bhutan

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Thimphu, estimated population 45,000 (1997), is the capital of Bhutan. The city is located on the Wang Chu (Chu River[?]). The Tashichoedzong[?], a fortress monastery built in the 13th century, has been the seat of Bhutan's government since 1952.

Tango and Cheri monasteries are located near the city. Dechenchoeling Palace[?], the official residence of the King, is just north.

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