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Glimpse of Bhutan

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Country Profile

Country: Bhutan

Region: South Asia

Form of Government: Democratic Constitutional Monarchy

Area: 38,394 square kilometers

Area under forest: 72.5 per cent

Population: 753,947

Religion: Buddhism

National Language: Dzongkha

Currency: Ngultrum (at par with Indian Rupee)

Elevation: 500-7,570 meters from sea level

Bhutan is a peaceful, small and landlocked country, sandwiched by China in the North and India in the South. More than 60 per cent of its population live in rural parts of the country. The major sources of revenue to the government are hydroelectric power and tourism. Pristine natural forest occupies 72.5 percent of its total area. Bhutan has been declared as one of the 10 global biodiversity hot spots in the world.

The perfect concoction of natural beauty and man-made wonders makes Bhutan one of the desired places to visit on earth. Bhutan has a luxury of pure water, fresh air, an amazing natural forest, unmatched snow-capped mountains,  wealth of flora and fauna. In addition to the breathtaking natural beauties, the man-made architectural wonders, unique inherent traditional culture, significant historical sites, amicable people, and the gross national happiness are the essence of Bhutan. Bhutan is regarded as one of the most exclusive travel destinations in the world.

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