Description flag of Bhutan
divided diagonally from the lower hoist-side corner; the upper triangle is yellow and the lower triangle is orange; centered along the dividing line is a large black and white dragon facing away from the hoist side
Druk Gyalkhap (long)
Druk Yul (short)
Bhutanese (singular and plural) (noun) Druk Yul (adjective)
Dzongkha (official), Bhotes speak various Tibetan dialects, Nepalese speak various Nepalese dialects
in transition to constitutional monarchy; special treaty relationship with India
682,321 ranked 165, (data 2008)
strategic location between China and India; controls several key Himalayan mountain passes. The lowest point is Drangme Chhu 97 m.
1,075km, China 470 km, India 605 km.
20 districts (dzongkhag, singular and plural); Bumthang, Chhukha, Chirang, Daga, Gasa, Geylegphug, Ha, Lhuntshi, Mongar, Paro, Pemagatsel, Punakha, Samchi, Samdrup Jongkhar, Shemgang, Tashigang, Tashi Yangtse, Thimphu, Tongsa, Wangdi Phodrang
1907 (became a unified kingdom under its first hereditary king)