Bhutan in Brief
Bhutan, nestled in the awe-inspiring Himalayas, is a landlocked Kingdom bounded by two of the world’s largest nations, China and India.
A nation driven by strong environmental preservation policies, Bhutan is now one of the top 10 global hotspots, and home to many of the world’s magnificent and endangered species of flora and fauna.
With one foot in its glorious past and another in the future, Bhutan is a Kingdom marching along the middle path, guided by a unique development philosophy of Gross National Happiness, where material wealth means little without the happiness and fulfillment of its people.
|Population||National Language||Official Religion|
|38,395 sq. km.
(approx. the size of Switzerland or 1/2
the size of Indiana)
|Six hours ahead of GMT||The Ngultrum
(at par with the Indian Rupee)
|Capital & largest city||Main Exports||Country Code|
|Thimphu||Electricity, timber, cement, agricultural products, handicrafts||+975|
|Government||Head of State||Prime Minister|
|Parliamentary Democracy||Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck||Tshering Tobgay|
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