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    Nepal Transnational Issues - 2006

      Disputes - international:
      joint border commission continues to work on small disputed sections of boundary with India; India has instituted a stricter border regime to restrict transit of Maoist insurgents and illegal cross-border activities

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      refugees (country of origin): 104,915 (Bhutan)
      IDPs: 100,000-200,000 (ongoing conflict between government forces and Maoist rebels; displacement spread across the country) (2005)

      Illicit drugs:
      illicit producer of cannabis and hashish for the domestic and international drug markets; transit point for opiates from Southeast Asia to the West

      NOTE: The information regarding Nepal on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Nepal Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nepal Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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