Bhutan Facts

Discover the wonders of Bhutan!

Flag of Bhutan
National Flag of Bhutan

Interesting facts about Bhutan

  • Official Name: The Kingdom of Bhutan
  • Form of Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • GDP: 2.447 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Thimphu
  • Population: 754,394 (2018)
  • Official Languages: Dzongkha
  • Currency: Bhutanese ngultrum
  • Timezone: GMT+6
  • Area: 38,394 km²
  • Dialing Code: +975
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Dongkya,Black Mountains,Donga Range,Tawang Range
  • Major Rivers: Drangme Chhu,Wang Chhu,Mo Chhu,Torsa Chhu
  • Continent: Asia
  • Border Countries: Bhutan is bordered by two nations: China and India. Other close neighbors include the Union of Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

Map of Bhutan

National Symbols of Bhutan

  • National Bird: raven
  • National Animal: Takin
  • National Flower: Blue Poppy
  • National Tree: Himalayan cypress
  • National Fruit: apple