Facts of Bhutan
- Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked state in South Asia located at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by the Republic of India. Further west, it is separated from Nepal.
- Also known as ‘ the Land of the Thunder Dragon’, Bhutan also have a nickname of DekiDruk(Yul) meaning (the Land of) of the peaceful Thunder Dragon. According to a global survey of Business Week in 2006 Bhutan was evaluated the happiest country in Asia and the eighth-happiest nation in the world.It is well-known for its Gross National Happiness , ”The essence of the philosophy of Gross National Happiness is the peace and happiness of our people and security and sovereignty of the nation.” – said the current King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.Bhutan is the last stronghold of Vajrayana Buddhism, about 75% of the population is Buddhist.Seen as a paradise with untouched natural beauty and ancient old culture and tradition, Bhutan is very peaceful and almost crime-free. Beggars and homeless hardly exist. Sales of tobacco are prohibited. So does smoking in the public area. You will be so amazed by Bhutans’ free education and healthcare system. Even in the case that a specific hospital treatment is not available in Bhutan, the patient will be referred to a reputable hospital abroad. As a result, it is widely depicted as a living Shangri-La in modern days.Every year only a few fortunate tourists are granted the entry visa; where they will not only enchanted by Bhutan’s untouched natural charm but also impressed by its stronghold of ancient old culture and tradition.Full country name: Bhutan
Area: 38,394 sq km
Language: Official language “Dzongkha”, English widely spoken
Forest area: 72.5 %
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