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Bhutan
(1,838 words)

Druk Gyalkhap (The Kingdom of Bhutan)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

835,000

Area

47,000 sq. km (18,000 sq. mi)

Population density

18/sq. km (46/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.19% (per 1,000: births 16, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

25%

Urban dwellers

42% (2.51% p.a.)

Capital city

Thimphu 176,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

23% Dzongkha, 22% Tshangla, 11% Nepali, 10% Dzalakha, 8% Khengkha, plus 29 others

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Cite this page
“Bhutan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BTN>
First published online: 2020



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