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Thimphu, Bhutan, Ikonos satellite image. North is at top. Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan, a small Himalayan kingdom largely cut off from the rest of Asia. The population of Thimphu is around 50,000 (as of 2002). It lies on the River Raidak, at an altitude of 2000 metres. Photographed on 26 December 2000.
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