What is Bhutan?

  • (noun): A landlocked principality in the Himalayas northeast of India.
    Synonyms: Kingdom of Bhutan


Bhutan (Dzongkha: འབྲུག་ཡུལ་; Wylie transliteration: ʼbrug-yul "Druk Yul"), officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked state in South Asia located at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by the Republic of India. Further west, it is separated from Nepal by the Indian state of Sikkim, while further south it is separated from Bangladesh by the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal. Bhutan's capital and largest city is Thimphu.

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Bhutan - Traffic and Transport - Road
... The Lateral Road is Bhutan's primary east–west corridor, connecting Phuentsholing in the southwest to Trashigang in the east ... As with other roads in Bhutan, the Lateral Road presents serious safety concerns due to pavement conditions, sheer drops, hairpin turns, weather, and landslides ...
Subdivisions Of Bhutan - Economy
... Bhutan's currency is the ngultrum, whose value is fixed to the Indian rupee ... Though Bhutan's economy is one of the world's smallest, it has grown rapidly in recent years, by eight percent in 2005 and 14 percent in 2006 ... In 2007, Bhutan had the second fastest growing economy in the world, with an annual economic growth rate of 22.4 percent ...
Subdivisions Of Bhutan - See Also
... South Asia portal Himalayas portal SAARC portal Bhutan portal Index of Bhutan-related articles Outline of Bhutan ...
Subdivisions Of Bhutan - Culture - Sports
... Bhutan's national sport is archery, and competitions are held regularly in most villages ... Cricket has gained popularity in Bhutan, particularly since the introduction of television channels from India ... The Bhutan national cricket team is one of the more successful affiliate nations in the region ...
List Of Universities In Bhutan
... This is a list of universities in Bhutan ... Royal Institute of Management Royal University of Bhutan Sherubtse College of the Royal University of Bhutan Royal Thimphu College List of ...