Asia > Southern Asia > Bhutan


Capital: Thimphu; GDP growth (annual %) 2016: 6.2%
Key Facts

Full name: Kingdom of Bhutan
Population: 708,500 (UN, 2010)
Area: 38,364 sq km (14,812 sq miles)
Major language: Dzongkha (official)
Major religions: Buddhism (official), Hinduism
Life expectancy: 66 years (men), 70 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 ngultrum = 100 chetrum
Main exports: Electricity, timber, cement, agricultural products, handicrafts
GNI per capita: US $1,880 (World Bank, 2010)
Internet domain: .bt
International dialing code: +975

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