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Attractions of Bhutan

Attractions of Bhutan

According to ethnicityology, Thimphu is one of the most unusual capitals in the world. No more than 50 thousand people live in the city. The city is located in a cozy wooded valley of the Thimphu-Chhu River at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level. Here you will not find modern buildings familiar to us. According to local law, everything, even newly built buildings, must be made in accordance with traditional architecture. On the hill, towering over the capital,…

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Bhutan Wildlife and Economy

Bhutan Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants Bhutan and its forests The forest is protected in Bhutan. 60 percent of the country should always remain forest. There is also a national tree, that is the cypress. The Bhutanese appreciate this tree because, according to their beliefs, it is so similar: it just grows, but can also survive under poor conditions, just like the inhabitants of the country. Natural reserve Many areas of Bhutan are nature reserves, which after all make up half of the…

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Bhutan Guide

Bhutan Guide

Bhutan – country information Country name Bhutan Official name Kingdom of Bhutan Capital Thimphu Continent Asia Area 47,000 km2 Population 745,200 (2014) Foundation of a state 8/8/1949 The highest mountains Kulagangri 7554 m State system a constitutional monarchy without political parties with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Thimbu (capital) 70,000 Official language dzongha (form of Tibetan) Ethnicity/National Composition Bhutis 64.5%, Gurungs 15.5%, Assamese 13%, others 7% Religious affiliation Buddhist 70%, Hindu 24.5%, Muslim 5%, other 0.5% Currency 1 ngultrum…

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