Bhutan


Bhutan, also known as Druk Yul or the Land of Thunder Dragon is the world’s most exotic tourist destination. Surely not an ordinary place, it has been visited by a great many saints, mystics, scholars and pilgrims over the centuries who not only came for their personal reason, but  blessed the land and its people with an invaluable spiritual and cultural legacy that has shaped every facet of Bhutanese lives.

Bhutan is one of the must visit country among the Asian Country by the tourist from all over the World. One cannot ignore Bhutan because of the following reasons; dramatic landscape, magnificent mountains dense forest, delightful people, colourful festival, pure air, the architecture inspiring, the religion excitement and the superb art.

Bhutan at a Glance

Total area

38,394 square kilometers (about 300km long and 150km wide)

Location:

Landlocked between China (Tibet) and India

Altitude:

100m above sea level in the South to over 7,500 m. above sea level in the North.

Population:

745,153 (2014): 387,520 male and 357,633 female.

Language: 

Dzongkha is now the national language. English is widely spoken in main towns and it is the medium of education. Local people are also familiar with Hindi and Nepali and Sharchops

Political System:

Democratic Constitutional Monarchy

State Religion:

Drukpa sect of Kargyupa, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism.

Capital:

Thimphu

Time:

6 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+6)

Altitude:

100 m above sea level in the south to over 7,500 m above sea level in the north

Longitude: 

26 45’ - 28 15’ North

Local time: 

6 hrs. ahead of GMT and half an hour ahead of Indian Standard Time

Country code:

975

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