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Bhutan National Anthem
English Translation
In the Kingdom of Druk, where cypresses grow,
Refuge of the glorious monastic and civil traditions,
The King of Druk, precious sovereign,
His being is eternal, his reign prosperous,
The enlightenment teachings thrive and flourish,
May the people shine like the sun of peace and happiness!


38,394 sq km

Bhutanese Ngultrum

Emergency numbers
Ambulance: 110
Fire: 112
Police: 113


Bhutan Government

Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs
Ministry of Information and Communications
Ministry of Labour and Human Resources
Ministry of Works and Human Settlement

Law ministry
Judiciary of Bhutan

Latest population

Bhutan Police
Agency overview : Formed 1951 A.D. (2007 B.S.)
Legal personality : Governmental Government agency

Operational structure
Headquarters : Thimpu, Bhutan
Agency executive : Chief of Police

Website : http://www.rbp.gov.bt/

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Bhutan Political parties
People's Democratic Party (Bhutan)
Founded : March 24, 2007
Website : http://www.pdp.bt

Bhutan Peace and Prosperity Party
Founded : 25 July 2007
Website : http://www.dpt.bt/

Bhutan Communist Party (Marxist–Leninist–Maoist)
Founded : April 22, 2003
Website : None

Bhutan Peoples' Party
Founded : June 2, 1990
Website : www.bhutanpeoplesparty.org

Other political parties

Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party
Bhutan Democratic Socialist Party
Bhutan Gorkha National Liberation Front
Bhutan National Congress
Bhutan National Democratic Party
Bhutan National Party
Bhutan Tiger Force
Bhutanese Movement Steering Committee
Druk National Congress

Predominantly Lamaistic Buddhist

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Interesting facts
Bhutan is a democracy and constitutional monarchy. The Bhutanese monarchy was founded in 1907. It held its first democratic elections in 2008.

In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land to British India. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed whereby the British agreed not to interfere in Bhutanese internal affairs, and Bhutan allowed Britain to direct its foreign affairs. This role was assumed by independent India after 1947.

The United Nations recognized Bhutan as a country in 1974.

Origin of the name Bhutan may be derived from the Sanskrit Bhotanta which means “the end of Tibet,” or the Sanskrit Bhu-attan, meaning “highlands.”

Bhutanese call their home “Druk Yul,” which means “the Land of the Thunder Dragons,” because of the extremely powerful storms which constantly roar in from the Himalayas.

Its capital is Thimpu with a population of about 742,737 (2012). It is the only capital in the world without traffic lights. In fact when traffic lights were installed the people objected and the city reverted back to the use of white-gloved traffic police.

Until the 1960’s it had no roads, automobiles, telephone, postal system or electricity. Bhutanese had no access to TV or Internet until limited access was permitted in 1999.

Buddhism is the official religion with Hinduism the second popular faith.

Dzongka is the official language.

54.3% of adults and 76.2% of youth in Bhutan are literate.