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Population: 2,049,412 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Dzongkha (official), Bhotes speak various Tibetan dialects, Nepalese speak various Nepalese dialects

Background: Under British influence a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later a treaty was signed whereby the country became a British protectorate. Independence was attained in 1949, with India subsequently guiding foreign relations and supplying aid. A...

Currency: ngultrum (BTN, No information), Indian Rupee (INR, INR (Rs65.55 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Bhutan
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Bhutan
 · BBC Country profile: Bhutan