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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Country Profile

Land area : 38,394 square kilometers
Forest area : 72.5 %
Altitude : between 240metres and 7541metres above sea level
Inhabitants : 634,982
Language : official language “Dzongkha”, English widely spoken
Religion : Vajrayana stream of Mahayana Buddhism (Also known as Tantric Buddhism)
Currency : Ngultrum (equal to Indian Rupee)
Capital : Thimphu
National Tree : Cypress
National Bird : Raven
National Flower : Blue Poppy
National Sport : Archery
National Animal : Takin
Local time : Six hours ahead of GMT and half an hour ahead of Indian Standard Time