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Geography Statistics of Bhutan

Bhutan's Information

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Land Area 38,394 km2
Total Area 38,394km2 (#133)
Population 750,125 (#164)
Population Density 19.54/km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $6.43 Billion
GDP Per Capita $8,100
Currency Ngultrum (BTN)
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  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 14,824 sq miles (38,394 sq km)
    (water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 14,824 sq miles (38,394 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 18 districts, including: Bumthang, Chhukha, Chirang, Dagana, Geylegphug, Ha, Lhuntshi, Mongar, Paro, Pemagatsel, Punakha, Samchi, Samdrup Jongkhar, Shemgang, Tashigang, Thimphu, Tongsa and Wangdi Phodrang
  • Horizontal Width: 146.62 miles (235.97 km) from Ha east to Tahigang
  • Vertical Length: 127.05 miles (204.46) km from Gasa south to Phuntsholing

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) China, India
  • Geographic Center: About 23.47 miles (37.77 km) east of Tongsa
  • Highest Point: Kula Kamgri 24,783 ft. (7,554 m)
  • Lowest Point: Drangme Chhu 318 ft. (97 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Bhutan Trivia

What Kind of Government Does Bhutan Have?

Since 18 July 2008, the Government of Bhutan has been a constitutional monarchy with the King being the Head of State and the Prime Minister heads the executive branch of the government.

What Type Of Government Does Bhutan Have?

What Languages are Spoken in Bhutan?

The Sino-Tibetan language of Dzongkha serves as the mother tongue of the Bhutanese people residing in eight western districts of the country. The language is used in government administration and as the medium of instruction in Bhutan’s schools. The language uses the Tibetan alphabet for writing.

Which Languages Are Spoken in Bhutan?

Who Administers The Doklam Plateau?

Doklam Plateau is a disputed patch of land at the junction of Tibet (China), Sikkim (India), and Bhutan.

Who Administers The Doklam Plateau?

What are the Ecological Regions of Bhutan?

The ecological regions in Bhutan are divided into six Biomes including tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands.

Ecological Regions Of Bhutan

What is the biggest city in Bhutan?

Thimpu is the Kingdom of Bhutan’s largest and capital city. Around 115,000 people live in the city.

Biggest Cities And Towns In Bhutan

Who Was the First Prime Minister of Bhutan?

Jigme Thinley was the first prime minister of Bhutan, holding office between 1998 and 1999.

Prime Ministers of Bhutan

About the Author

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