Bhutan Information

Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, is no ordinary place.Bhutan is a country nestled in the eastern Himalayas. The country has been visited by a great many saints, mystics, scholars and pilgrims over the centuries who not only came for their personal elucidation, but blessed the land and its people with an invaluable spiritual and cultural legacy that has shaped every facet of Bhutanese lives. Visitors and guests to the country will be surprised that the culture and the traditional lifestyle is still richly intact and at the degree to which it permeates all strands of modern day secular life.Its eco-systems harbours some of the most exotic species of the eastern Himalayas with an estimated 770 species of birds and over 50 species of rhododendron, besides an astonishing variety of medical plants and orchids. Bhutan also has a rich wildlife with animals like the takin, snow leopard, golden langur, blue sheep, tiger, water buffalo and elephant.

 

 

Bhutan Information
  • Name of the Country: Bhutan
  • Area: 47,000.00
  • Population: 2,232300
  • Capital City: Thimphu
  • National Language: Dzongkha (official), and varied Tibetan and Nepalese dialects
  • Religion: Lamaistic Buddhist (75%), Indian and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism (25%)
  • Currency: Ngultrum (BTM)
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