Bhutan is a small country in South Asia and is the Land of the Thunder Dragon. The Kingdom of Bhutan is known for its culture, architecture, and archery, but in many ways, it has remained a mystery until half a century ago. With 72 percent of the country under forest cover, Bhutan’s pristine ecology is home to rare and endangered flora and fauna.
Bhutan spiritual land is the last bastion of the Vajrayana school of Mahayana Buddhism which provides the essence of a unique identity for the 750,000 people.
Bhutan is a unique blend of the old and new. Here is a country that is slowly opening up to the modern world in a fine balance with its ancient civilization. Bhutan is also renowned as “The Last Shangri- La “ begins with a tiny nation-state that talks of happiness like no other country does.
It is a country hidden in the mighty Himalaya, between India and China. The independent Bhutanese people have largely lived a life of total isolation from the world. Those fortunate enough to visit Bhutan portray it as a unique, deeply spiritual, and mystical experience.
Bhutan islands include subtropical savannahs to forests to the unforgiving Himilayas that guard the country’s eastern border and a very limited percent of tourists can travel to Bhutan in the year that is a reason and helping to protect the domestic people and culture, its natural beauty.
These are among the reasons it is referred to as the Last Shangri-la and the crown jewel of the Himalayas. On the other hand, the Bhutanese call their country Druk Yul, Land of the thunder dragon, because of the violent snowstorms.
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Facts and Figures
Land Area: 38,394 square kilometers
Forest Area: 72.5 %
Altitude: Between 240metres and 7541metres above sea level
Language: Official language “Dzongkha”, English is widely spoken
Religion: Vajrayana stream of Mahayana Buddhism (Also known as Tantric Buddhism)
Currency: Ngultrum (Equal to Indian Rupee)
National Tree: Cypress
National Bird: Raven
National Flower: Blue Poppy