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Bhutan's Information

Flag of Bhutan
Land Area 38,394 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 38,394 km2
Population 750,125
Population Density 19.54 / km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $6.43 Billion
GDP Per Capita $8,100
Currency Ngultrum (BTN)
Largest Cities
  • Thimphu (98,676)
  • Punakha (21,500)
  • Tsirang (18,667)
  • Phuntsholing (17,043)
  • 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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