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Global Glance: Bhutan

  Capital Thimphu Size/Population 14,824 sq. mi./708,427 (2011) Land Plains, valleys, forests, and mountains (Himalayas) Politics Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy Economy Hydroelectricity, agriculture, forestry, tourism Currency Ngultrum Language Dzongkha Religion 66–75% Vajrayana Buddhist, 25–33% Hindu Ethnic Groups Bhutanese (Ngalops—west, Sharchops—east) … Continue reading

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