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Capital: Thimphu


Total Population: 782,455
Natural Increase: 0.6%
Density: 20 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 43.7%
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 20182019202020212022
Imports of Goods (million USD) 1,0489818991,2201,511
Exports of Goods (million USD) 606674651784724
Imports of Services (million USD) 228219226136210
Exports of Services (million USD) 1831681352222

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


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