Bhutan officially known as the Kingdom of Bhutan is a small landlocked country situated in South Asia in the eastern end of Himalaya with an area of 18,000 sq miles. Until 17th century Bhutan existed as patchwork; is unified by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal who was from Tibet and fled here ultimately transferred into Bhutanese personality. Bhutan is bordered by India in south, east and west and China from North. The capital city of Bhutan is Thimpu which also the largest city in the entire kingdom.
From 2007, Bhutan has transferred itself from absolute monarchy to constitutional monarchy. The topography of the Bhutan ranges from subtropical plains in the south to Sub alpine Himalayas in the north. Majestic mountains, undisturbed green fields, dense forest with diverse range of flora and fauna, calm environment and crystal clear rivers are the main assets of this Himalayan kingdom. In this effortless and quiet Buddhist kingdom time stands still. Your trip to Bhutan will lead you to the world not influenced by the modernization. .
Bhutan in brief
Area : 18,000 square miles
Position: Approximately between 26’45” and 28’ 10” north latitude and 88’ 45” and 91’ 10” east longitude
Population : 1,200.000 (Appx)
Capital : Thimphu
Government : Constitutional Monarchy State
Religion : Mahayana Buddhism of Drukpa Kagyupa Sect
Language: Szonkha, English & Nepali
Unit of currency : Ngultrum (1 Nu) = Re 1 of India
Climate : Sub- tropical to alpine
Spring : March- May
Summer : June –August
Autumn : September- November
Winter : December- February