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Bhutan, landlocked in the Eastern Himalayas, located between China and India in the geographical subregion of Southern Asia. It is a mountainous country. Bhutan is known as "Druk Yul," or "Land of the Thunder Dragon". Nepal and Bangladesh are located near Bhutan but do not share a land border. The country has a population of over 754,000 and territory of 38,394 square kilometers (14,824 sq mi) which ranks 133rd in terms of land area and 160th in population.
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latitude: 27.477, longitude: 90.436
Browse map of Bhutan 27°28′37.20″ N, 90°26′09.60″ E
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Bhutan is a country in [[landlocked in the Eastern Himalayas, located between China and India in the geographical subregion of Southern Asia. It is a mountainous country. Bhutan is known as "Druk Yul," or "Land of the Thunder Dragon". Nepal and Bangladesh are located near Bhutan but do not share a land border. The country has a population of over 754,000 and territory of 38,394 square kilometers (14,824 sq mi) which ranks 133rd in terms of land area and 160th in population.|landlocked in the Eastern Himalayas, located between China and India in the geographical subregion of Southern Asia. It is a mountainous country. Bhutan is known as "Druk Yul," or "Land of the Thunder Dragon". Nepal and Bangladesh are located near Bhutan but do not share a land border. The country has a population of over 754,000 and territory of 38,394 square kilometers (14,824 sq mi) which ranks 133rd in terms of land area and 160th in population.]] at latitude 27°28′37.20″ North, longitude 90°26′09.60″ East.

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There are some missing roads visible in Bing around Thimphu and its airport, and at Samtse town near Chamurchi, India.

Conventions

Name tagging

  • The "name" tag should be used as the primary name, in the language most common in the area. The "name" tag should contain the name in only one language. Use other "name:*" for other languages.
  • Use "name:en" for the English name
  • Use name:dz=* for Dzongkha names

OSM name conventions could be also found here: Key:name

Road classification

See the official government document: Road Classification System in Bhutan

Asian Highway

Use highway=trunk and ref=AH-# There is only one Asian Highway in Bhutan which is the route Phuentsholing – Thimphu (AH 48).

Primary National Highway

For Primary National Highway (PNH) use highway=trunk or highway=primary depending on road condition and traffic density and ref=PNH # example milestone image There are currently 12 PNHs in Bhutan.

Secondary National Highway

Secondary National Highway (SNH) use highway=secondary