Capital: Thimphu (30.000 inhab.)
Main cities: Punakha, Paro
Area: 47,000 km2
Coin: 1 ngultrum = 100 chetrums
Languages: Dzongkha, Nepalesi and Tibetan Dialects
Religions: Buddhist, Hindu
The Independence's Year: 1865
Mountains: Southern Himalaya (peaks over the 7000 m)
Rivers: Kuru, Raidak
It's a state of mountain on the Himalaya, contained between China (Tibet) and India.
According to recent statistics, despite it is a poor nation, its over 2 million inhabitants are the happiest of the Planet! In fact from many years the reachness of the country isn't estimated from pil, but is based on the happiness of the people.
It's a rural country, in fact the urban population doesn't reach 7%.
The only city of Bhutan is the capital Thimphu with only 30.000 inhabitants.
The country is well organized and life, regulated by buddhist religion, is nice and quiete.
Landscapes are characterized by hight peaks of east Himalaya and by deep rice cultivated valley.
Everywhere there are religious buildings, like chorten and the magnificent Dzong fortress - monastery; the most majestic of these are without doubts the Dzong of Punakha, Paro and Wangdue.
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