Bhutan
90°26′06″E / 27.417°N 90.435°E / 27.417; 90.435 Bhutan (/buːˈtɑːn/; Dzongkha འབྲུག་ཡུལ Dru Ü, [ḍu yː]), officially the Kingdom of Bhutan,...
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BBC Travel - Bhutan’s dark secret to happiness
Citizens of one of the happiest countries on Earth are surprisingly comfortable contemplating a topic many prefer to avoid. Is that the key to joy?
A Trip to Bhutan
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small Himalayan country east of Nepal, nestled between China and India, with an estimated population of 700,000
Bhutan
The first and only travel documentary made in Bhutan, by Bhutanese, and sponsored by Namkha Journeys. 2 local hosts take the viewer on a unique journey aroun...
Bhutan - Documentary
Bhutan, Druk Yul (Land of the Dragon) is a Himalayan kingdom of deep cultural traditions, serene people, and outstanding mountain scenery. This video capture...
History of Bhutan
Bhutan's early history is steeped in mythology and remains obscure. It may have been inhabited as early as 2000 BC. According to a legend it was ruled or controlled by a Cooch-Behar king, Sangaldip, a...
Geography of Bhutan
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a sovereign nation, located towards the eastern extreme of the Himalayas mountain range. It is fairly evenly sandwiched between the sovereign territory of two nations: first, ...
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Thimphu
Thimphu (/tɪmˈpuː/; Tibetan alphabet: ཐིམ་ཕུག་ [tʰimpʰu]), also in the past spelled as Thimpu, is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan and the ...
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Environment of Bhutan
There are a number of environmental issues in Bhutan. Among Bhutan's most pressing issues are traditional firewood collection, crop and flock protection, and waste disposal, as well as modern concerns...
Culture of Bhutan
Cradled in the folds of the Himalayas, Bhutan has relied on its geographic isolation to protect itself from outside cultural influences. A sparsely populated country bordered by India to the south, an...
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National symbols of Bhutan
The national symbols of Bhutan include the national flag, national emblem, national anthem, and the mythical druk thunder featured in all three. Other distinctive symbols of Bhutan and its dominant Ng...
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Bhutanese art
Bhutanese art is similar to Tibetan art. Both are based upon Vajrayana Buddhism and its pantheon of teachers and divine beings.The major orders of Buddhism in Bhutan are the Drukpa Lineage and the Nyi...
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Architecture of Bhutan
Bhutanese architecture consists of Dzong and everyday varieties. Dzongs in Bhutan were built as fortresses have served as religious and administrative centers since the 17th century. Secular lordly ho...
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Bhutanese cuisine
Bhutanese cuisine (Dzongkha: འབྲུག་ཟས་; Wylie: brug-zas) employs a lot of red rice (like brown rice in texture, but with a nutty taste, the only variety of rice that grows at high altitudes), buckwhea...
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Music of Bhutan
Monks playing lingm at Lhuentse DzongThe music of Bhutan is an integral part of its culture and plays a leading role in transmitting social values. Traditional Bhutanese music includes a spectrum of s...
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Religion in Bhutan
Approximately 70 percent of the population follow either the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school or the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. The remaining 30 percent practice Hinduism or follow other sc...
Tourism in Bhutan
Tourism in Bhutan began in 1974, when the Government of Bhutan, in an effort to raise revenue and to promote the country's unique culture and traditions to the outside world, opened its isolated count...
Tourism in Bhutan - Wikipedia
Economy of Bhutan
The economy of Bhutan, one of the world's smallest and least developed countries, is based on agriculture and forestry, which provide the main livelihood for more than 60% of the population. Agricultu...
Education in Bhutan
Western-style education was introduced to Bhutan during the reign of Ugyen Wangchuck (1907–26). Until the 1950s, the only formal education available to Bhutanese students, except for private schools i...
Education in Bhutan - Wikipedia
Government of Bhutan
The Government of Bhutan has been a constitutional monarchy since 18 July 2008. Between 1907 and the 1950s, however, Bhutan was an absolute monarchy. The peaceful march to democracy has been a steady ...
Government of Bhutan - Wikipedia