National Symbols of Bhutan

Bhutan is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: India, Nepal, China, . The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu.

The official language is Dzongkha and the Ngultrum is the currency of the Bhutan. The domain is .bt and the country code is +975.

National day is celebrated on 17 Dec 1907. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Bhutan is no exception.

In Bhutan, Archery is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Bhutanese people. Arag is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Bhutan. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Bhutanese symbol.

The country was founded by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. and Lotay Tshering is the Prime Minister.

In Bhutan the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D, F, G, M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Bhutanese national anthem was written by Dasho Gyaldun Thinley and composed by Aku Tongmi.

Country information

Official name(s) Kingdom of Bhutan
Alternative name(s) Druk Gyal Khap (official, Dzongkha)
Regional location Southern Asia, between China and India
Country name etymology "Highland"
Climate Varies; tropical in southern plains; cool winters and hot summers in central valleys; severe winters and cool summers in Himalayas
Terrain Mostly mountainous with some fertile valleys and savanna
Population 771,608
National Day 17 Dec 1907
Language(s) Dzongkha
Religion Vajrayana Buddhism (state religion), Hinduism, Bon and Islam,
Country code +975
Literacy rate 57.0%
Currency Ngultrum
Capital city Thimphu
ISO BTN
Domain(TLD) .bt
Ethnicity Ngalop, Nepalese, Sharchop
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Bhutanese
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format yyy/mm/dd
Total area 38,394 km2 (14,824 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+06 (BTT)
Average elevation 2,220 m (7,283 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Bhutan

Flag map of Bhutan

Motto of Bhutan

No official motto

National animal of Bhutan

The National animal of Bhutan is Takin

National Animal of Bhutan - Takin

National flower of Bhutan

The National flower of Bhutan is Blue Poppy. Botanical name is Meconopsis Betonicifolia.

National flower of Bhutan - Blue Poppy

National bird of Bhutan

The National bird of Bhutan is Raven

National bird of Bhutan - Raven

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Bhutanese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Whatever joy you seek, it can be achieved by yourself; whatever misery you seek, it can be found by yourself.

In my homeland I possess one hundred horses, yet if I go, I go on foot.

If they don't exchange a few words, father and son will never know one another.

A girl with a dedicated heart and good behaviour is more (precious) than your own heart.

No death without reason.

To know your limitations is the hallmark of a wise person.

If you tell the truth, people are not happy; if beaten with a stick, dogs are not happy.

When there are too many carpenters, the door cannot be erected.

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