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Kingdom of Bhutan

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Bhutan is in Asia. Its capital is Thimphu. It is at 27° 30' North, 90° 30' East. Bhutan has an area of 47,000 square kilometres (18,146 square miles). The population is 708,427. This population is from a 2011 estimate.

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For currency they use the Bhutan Ngultrum. The inflation in 2007 was 4.9%. The economy link (above) goes to a page that lists their commodities and trading partners.

Bhutan also uses the Indian rupee.


In the year 2003, the literacy rate was 47%. This definition of literacy is portion of the population over 15 years of age, that can read and write.


People here speak Dzongkha, Lepcha, Limbu, Nepalese, and Tibetan. Religions beliefs here include Hindu and Lamaistic Buddhist.

Time Zone

It is in the Bhutan (GMT + 6) time zone.

Administrative Divisions


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