Bhutan is a sanctuary of harmonious evolution in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas. It is indeed a extraordinary landlocked country surrounded by mountains, covering an area of around 38,394 sq.km. which lies in the eastern Himalayas, between Tibet to the north and the Indian territories of Assam and West Bengal top the south.
The country's history stretches back to the origins of Buddhism and its deeply spiritual populace are earthy , enterprising, pragmatic and delightfully harmonious. They live in harmony with nature and have evolved a unique identity derived largely from a religious and cultural heritage.
|Area||38,394 sq km|
|Altitude||Starting from 180 m above the sea level|
|Local time||Six hours ahead of GMT and Half Hour ahead of Indian Standard time|
|Religions||Mahayana Buddhism and Hinduism|
|Forest||Cover 72 % approximately|