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Bhutan Facts

  • Name: Bhutan
    (long form) Kingdom of Bhutan
  • Capital City: Thimphu (79,185 pop.)
  • Bhutan Population: 725,296 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Ngultrum (BTN)
    (conversion rates)

    Ngultrum
    10 Ngultrum
  • Ethnicity: Bhote 50%, ethnic Nepalese 35% (includes Lhotsampas - one of several Nepalese ethnic groups), indigenous or migrant tribes 15%
  • GDP total: $1.214 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $6,500 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Dzongkha (official), Bhotes speak various Tibetan dialects, Nepalese speak various Nepalese dialects
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Thimphu, Phuntsholing, Pajo, Tashi Yangtse
  • Name: unknown
  • National Day: December 17
  • Religion: Lamaistic Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25%
  • Symbols

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.