Bhutan, the last Buddhist kingdom in the world is located in South Asia in Eastern Himalayas. It is the 2nd least populous country after the Maldives. Bhutan’s capital city is Thimphu. Bhutan is the least corrupted country and is well known for the unique identity it has built based on Buddhism. In the year 2008, Bhutan transitioned from absolute monarchy to a constitutional monarchy.
Agriculture is the main source of livelihood. The country’s red rice is exported to Europe and North America, oranges and apples are largely exported to Bangladesh.
Bhutan is located in South Asia, in the southern slopes of the eastern Himalayas. Located at latitudes 26°N and 29°N, and longitudes 88°E and 93°E, Bhutan is landlocked by Tibet in the North, Indian state Arunachal Pradesh in the East, the state of Sikkim and Chumbi valley in the West, and the part of Assam and West Bengal in the South. The elevation of Bhutan varies from 200m in the southern region to the lofty 7,000m in the north. The diverse climate conditions combined with geographical diversity bestows Bhutan an excellent range of ecosystems and biodiversity. The country is the world’s first carbon negative country with more than 70% of its total land under forest cover.
Bhutan's economy is smallest in the world, but it is the 2nd fastest growing economy with 22.2% annual growth. Ngultrum is Bhutan's currency; its value is equal to Indian Rupee.
Bhutan is well known for its unique and rich cultural heritage that has remained unexploited due to country’s seclusion from the outside world. Bhutanese culture and traditions are deeply rooted in Buddhism.
Air - The only international airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport that operates flights to Singapore, Thailand, Kathmandu, India, and Bangladesh.
Road- Lateral Road is Bhutan's primary east-west corridor, which connects the major centers of the country.