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Bhutan

Bhutan Known as one of the most isolated nations in the world, Bhutan is lying between India and China, and has a very friendly atmosphere among buddhist temples and palaces lying next to beautiful valleys.But the very known Himalaya mountains will be possible to see in the north. Ever seen a capital city without traffic lights, then visit Thimphu and experience this charming medieval city.

Area: 47.020 Km²
Population: 2.049.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 44 pop/Km²

System of government: Monarchy
Capital: Thimphu (30.300 pop.)
Major cities: Punakha 25.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Bhutanese 75%, Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and Burman 25%
Border countries: China NORTH, India WEST, SOUTH and EAST

Principal mountains: Kula Kangri 7554 m, Chomo Lhari 7313 m
Principal rivers: Sankosh 250 Km (total, with indian tract)
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: -
Climate: Himalayan - temperate

Language: Dzongkha (official), English
Religion: Buddhist 75%, Hindu 25%
Currency: Ngultrum (BTN)

Fixed public holidays: 8/8, 11/11, 17/12
Dialling code: 00975
GMT: +6

World Heritage List: -