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Capital: Thimphu


Total Population: 777,486
Natural Increase: 0.6%
Density: 20 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 43.0%
Ethnic Origins: The total population of Buthan is predominantly Bhote (also known as Ngalop) but there are also Nepalese ethnicities (including Lhotsampas), indigenous people and migrant tribes.
Official Language: Dzongkha
Other Languages Spoken: Tibetan dialects (spoken by Bhotes), Nepalese dialects (spoken by Nepalese)
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Lamaistic Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25%.

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Bhutan Ngultrum (BTN)

Country Overview

Area: 38,390 km²
Type of State: Kingdom. Constitutional monarchy.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
Heavily dependent on energy exports to India.
HDI*: 0.605/1
HDI (World Rank): 132/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Bhutan, dial 00
To call Bhutan, dial +975
Internet Suffix: .bt
Telephone Lines: 3.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 25.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 75.56% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20172018201920202021
Imports of Goods (million USD) 1,0291,0489818991,220
Exports of Goods (million USD) 573606674651784
Imports of Services (million USD) 203221209215221
Exports of Services (million USD) 16018116713382

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.


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