Thakuri Thakuri ठकुरी Regions with significant populations Nepal 425,623 (1.6% of Nepal’s population) Languages Nepali language, Thakuris (Nepali: ठकुरी) are a caste in Nepal. Thakuris have traditionally constituted the ruling and warrior classes, resulting in high social status. Traditionally, the Thakuris’ main occupations involve government, agriculture and military. Known Thakuri surnames In alphabetical order, the commonly known ..
Kukri Khukuri A polished khukuri. Type Knife Place of origin Indian subcontinent Service history Used by Gurkha Wars Gurkha War Anglo-Afghan War Sino-Nepalese War Nepalese–Tibetan War Battle of Nalapani First World War Second World War Falklands War Production history Manufacturer Gurkhas Unit cost $50–150 Produced 1810 Specifications Mass 450–900 g (1–2 lb) Length 40–45 cm (16–18 in) The kukri or khukuri (Nepali: खुकुरी khukuri) is a knife, originating from ..
Sikkim Not to be confused with Sikhism. For other uses, see Sikkim (disambiguation). Sikkim State (clockwise from top) Kangchenjunga; Gurudongmar Lake; Rumtek Monastery; Temi Tea Garden Emblem Motto(s): Kham sum wangdu (Conqueror of the three worlds) Coordinates (Gangtok): 27.33°N 88.62°ECoordinates: 27.33°N 88.62°E Country India Admission to Union † 16 May 1975 Capital Gangtok Largest city Gangtok Districts 4 Government • Governor Ganga Prasad • Chief Minister Prem ..
Himalayas “Himalaya” and “Imaus” redirect here. For the genus of moth, see Imaus (moth). For other uses, see Himalaya (disambiguation). Himalayas Aerial view of Mount Everest and surrounding landscape Highest point Peak Mount Everest (Nepal and China) Elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft) Coordinates 27°59′N 86°55′ECoordinates: 27°59′N 86°55′E Dimensions Length 2,400 km (1,500 mi) Naming Native name Sagarmatha Geography The general location of the Himalayas mountain range (this map ..
Presidencies and provinces of British India “British India” redirects here. For the history of the British Empire on the Indian Subcontinent, see British Raj. For the British East India Company’s rule in India, see Company rule in India. For other uses, see British India (disambiguation). “Provinces of India” redirects here. For the modern states, see States and territories of ..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (/ˈhwɑːˌweɪ/; Chinese: 华为; pinyin: Huáwéi) is a Chinese multinational technology company that provides telecommunications equipment and sells consumer electronics, including smartphones and is headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. The company was founded in 1987 by Ren Zhengfei. Initially focused on manufacturing phone switches, Huawei has expanded its business to include building telecommunications networks, providing operational and consulting services and equipment to enterprises inside and outside of China, and manufacturing ..
Iceland Iceland Ísland Flag Coat of arms Anthem: “Lofsöngur” MENU 0:00 Capital and largest city Reykjavík 64°08′N 21°56′W Official language and national language Icelandic Ethnic groups (2018)[a] 89% Icelandic 5% Polish 1% Lithuanian 5% other Religion see Religion in Iceland Demonym(s) Icelander Icelandic Government Unitary parliamentary republic • President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson • Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir • President of Parliament Steingrímur J. Sigfússon • President of Supreme Court ..
Switzerland Swiss Confederation Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft (German) Confédération suisse (French) Confederazione Svizzera (Italian) Confederaziun svizra (Romansh) Confoederatio Helvetica (Latin) Flag Coat of arms Motto: (traditional) “Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno“ (Latin) “One for all, all for one” Anthem: “Swiss Psalm” MENU 0:00 Location of Switzerland (green)in Europe (green & dark grey) Capital None (de jure) Bern (de facto)[note 1] 46°57′N 7°27′E Largest city Zürich Official languages German French Italian Romansh Demonym(s) ..
Poland From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search “Polska” redirects here. For the dance, see Polska (dance). “Rzeczpospolita Polska” redirects here. For other uses, see Rzeczpospolita Polska (disambiguation). For other uses, see Poland (disambiguation). Coordinates: 52°N 20°E Republic of Poland Rzeczpospolita Polska (Polish) Flag Coat of arms Anthem: “Mazurek Dąbrowskiego” (English: “Poland Is Not Yet Lost”) MENU 0:00 Show globeShow ..
Czech Republic It has been requested that the title of this article be changed to Czechia. Please see the relevant discussion. The page should not be moved unless the discussion is closed; summarizing the consensus achieved in support of the move. Czech Republic Česká republika (Czech) Flag Greater coat of arms Motto: “Pravda vítězí“ (Czech) “Truth prevails” Anthem: Kde domov můj (Czech) Where is my home a MENU ..