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  • Dochula Pass

    The beautiful kingdom of Bhutan is surrounded by soaring mountain peaks of the Himalayas and admirable passes.

  • Vibrant Colors of the Punakha dzong

    Known as the Palace of Great Happiness The Punakha dzong is the administrative center of the Punakha dzongkhag. Located in the city of Punakha, the Punakha dzong was built in 1637; it was the second dzong to be built in Bhutan and is also the second largest dzong in the country.…
  • Changlimithang - A Multi-Purpose Stadium

    The Changlimithang Stadium is the national stadium of Bhutan Located in Thimphu, the venue serves as a multi-purpose stadium that is used for football and archery. Historically, the stadium was holding coronation ceremonies. The stadium was built in 1974 for the celebrations of the coronation of the fourth king, and…
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Bhutan Info

ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Thimphu

GEOGRAPHY

Located towards the eastern extreme of the Himalayas mountain range Bhutan lies in between China and India. The country has a land area of 38,394 km².

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 0.7Million. Muslims account for about 5% of the population.

CLIMATE

Bhutan's climate is varied as its altitudes. Winter is very cold , the temperature can reach -6°C which will be during December to March. Summer time the temperatures reach an average of 25 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Dzongkha is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+6 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 9 AM to 5 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
Winter Solstice : January 2nd
Traditional Day of Offering : January 16th
Birth Aniversary of Fifth Druk Gyalpo : February 21,22,23
National Day : December 17th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Loard Buddhas Parinivana
Descending Day of Loard Buddha

CURRENCY

Bhutan Ngultrum

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 113
Medical: 112
Fire: 110

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