ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Thimphu
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.
A population of close to 0.7Million. Muslims account for about 5% of the population.
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.
Dzongkha is the official language.
GMT+6 hrs throughout the year
Government: 9 AM to 5 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM
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
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 113