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Bhutan : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Bhutan
Continent Asia
Location 27.51420 N, 90.43360 E
Map of Bhutan  Map of Bhutan
Flag  bhutan flag
Area 38,394 km²
Neighboring Countries Bangladesh

Nepal

Myanmar

India

Laos

China

Thailand

Pakistan

Kyrgyzstan

Tajikistan

Cambodia

Afghanistan

Vietnam

Macao

Sri Lanka

Hong Kong

Mongolia

Uzbekistan

Malaysia

Taiwan

Singapore

Oman

United Arab Emirates

Qatar

Bahrain

Time Zone BTT (UTC +6)
Population 793,163 (2017)
Symbol  bhutan symbol
Founded Date December 17th, 1907
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay
National Anthem ‘’Druk tsendhen (The Thunder Dragon Kingdom)’’
National Animal Takin
National Bird Raven
National Tree Himalayan Cypress
National Flower Himalayan Blue Poppy
National Sport Archery
National Dance Cham Dance
National Language Dzongkha
Seasons in Bhutan Spring Season (March to May)

Monsoon Season (June to August)

Autumn Season (September to November)

Winter Season (December to February)

Prestigious Awards of Bhutan Military Awards – Order of the Dragon King, Order of Great Victory of the Thunder Dragon, Royal Order of Bhutan, Order of the Druk Khorlo, National Order of Merit

Cinema Award – Bhutan National Film Award

Religion in Bhutan Buddhism (74.8%)

Hinduism (22.6%)

Bon and Other Indigenous Faith (1.9%)

Christianity (0.5%)

Islam (0.1%)

Other or None (2%)

Average Marriage age in Bhutan 24 years for men and 18 years for women
Capital Thimphu (270 28.0’N 89038.5’E)
Number of Provinces 18 Provinces

Chhukha

Punakha

Samdrup

Geylegphung

Bumthang

Paro

Tashigang

Wangdi Phodrang

Daga

Tongsa

Chirang

Lhuntshi

Pemagatsel

Ha

Mongar

Shemgang

Thimphu

Samchi

Largest Province Thimphu
Smallest Province Ha
Number of Cities 21
Largest City Thimphu
Smallest City Deothang
Literacy rate 73.1% (males)

55.0% (females)

Type of Government Unitary State

Parliamentary System

Constitutional Monarchy

GDP PPP – $7.045 billion (2017)

Nominal – $2.308 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $8,762 (2017)
Currency Ngultrum (BTN) and Indian Rupee (INR)
Calling Code  +975
Internet TLD .bt
ISO 3166 code BT
Festivals Paro Tshechu

Thimphu Tshechu

Black Necked Crane Festival

Nomad Festival

Takin Festival

Haa Summer Festival

Protected Areas National Parks
Longest River Manas River
Longest Bridge Punakha Suspension Bridge
Largest Lake Thorthormi Lake
Highest Mountain Gangkhar Puensum
Tallest Building Ta-Dzong
Richest person of Bhutan Dasho Topgyal Dorji
Best places to visit in Bhutan Taktsang

Paro

Trongsa

Thimphu

Jakar

Punakha

Gangteng

Trashigang

Bumthang

Phuentsholing

Wangduephodrang

Mongar

Lhuntse

Kilung Lhakhang

Tang

Official Website www.bhutan.gov.bt
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