Nomadic way of life
Biking in the Himalayas
Explore beautiful valleys
Unique architecture
Thimphu valley
Explore the trail less trodden
Whitewater rafting
Land of Festivals
Paro International Airport
Black-necked cranes in Phobjikha
Faces of Bhutan
Picturesque glacial valley
Tourists arrive at Paro International Airport
Rich biodiversity
Trekkers paradise

Bhutan at a Glance

Total Area

38,394 square kilometers


Landlocked between China (Tibet) and India


100m above sea level in the South to over 7,500 m. above sea leve in the North.


646,851 (2006)


Bhutan’s official language is Dzongkha while English is widely spoken


Mahayana Buddhism in its Tantric form



Political System

Democratic Constitutional Monarchy


6 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time


Ngultrum (at par with Indian rupee) 1US$ = Nu.38.75 (Jan, 2008)


It can be divided into three major parts:

Geographic regions from North to South; the high Himalayas of North, the hills and valleys of the central and the foothills and plains of the South.

Forest coverage

72.5% of the land area

Cultivated area

7.8% of total land


100 m above sea level in the south to over 7,500 m above sea level in the north


88 45’ - 92 10’ East


26 45’ - 28 15’ North

Life expectancy

66 yrs

Local time

6 hrs ahead of GMT and half an hour ahead of Indian Standard Time

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