Facts and Figures

Land area: 38,394 square kilometers.

Capital: Thimphu

Time zone: 6 hrs ahead of GMT

Districts: 20

Forest area: 80.89 %.

Altitude: between 95 meters and 7541metres above sea level.

Inhabitants: approx. 700,000.

Language: Official language “Dzongkha”, English widely spoken and used officially.

Religion:  Mahayana Buddhism.

Currency: Ngultrum (equal to Indian Rupee).

Country dialing code: +975