Bhutan is a small landlocked Himalayan Kingdom about 300km long and 150km wide, encompassing 38,394 sq km. The high Himalayas to the north separate the kingdom from the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China, while the rugged eastern region borders the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal and Sikkim.
Bhutan at a Glance
Total Area: 38,394 square kilometers (about 300km long and 150km wide). Location: Landlocked between China (Tibet) and India. Language: Originally spoken only in western Bhutan, Dzongkha is now the national language. English is widely spoken in main towns and it is the medium of education in secular schools while Choekey, classical Dzongkha is used in traditional and monastic schools.Local people are also familiar with Hindi and Nepali. Capital:Thimphu.