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Limbuwan, Nepal

Last modified: 2010-04-09 by ian macdonald
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image by Eugene Ipavec, 4 March 2010

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About Limbuwan

One of the proposed states is Limbuwan. Limbu people live in eastern Nepal on the border with Sikkim. Their language, Kiranti, is of Tibeto-Burman branch of Sino-Tibetan family. Limbu means "archer". They number @ 400,000 in Nepal and live also in Sikkim, Bhutan and West Bengal. The flag of the Federal Limbuwan State Council is presented above.
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Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 April 2008

The Flag

Horizontally divided blue over white over red, in centre a red 20-pointed sun, with a white ring inside the points.