Facts on Bhutan
• Head of Government: Dr. Lotay Tshering.
• Capital: Thimphu City ( 2334m asl; Co-ordinates : 27.4728 º N, 89.6393 ºE) spread across 26 sq km.
• Other Major Cities : Paro, Punakha, Phuentsholing, Bumthang.
• Population: 7,50,000.
• Districts : 20.
• Borders : India to the west, south and east ; China (Tibet) on the north.
• Literacy: 59.5%.
• Life Expectancy: 66 years (men), 70 years (women).
• Area: 38,934 sq km.
• National Language: Dzongkha.
• Other Major Languages Spoken : Tsanglakha, Lhotshamkha.
• Major Religions: Buddhism and Hinduism.
• Monetary Unit: 1 Ngultrum = 100 chetrum (pegged with the Indian Rupee).
• Main Exports: Electricity, timber, cement, agricultural products, handicrafts.
• Per Capita Income: Nu 89,639.04 or US$ 1,851.66 (NSB 2010).
• Internet Domain: .bt
• International Dialing Code: +00975.
• Mystical Significance : Bhutan was never ever colonized since times immemorial.