Bhutan
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Bhutan - Physical geography

Area : 47 000 Km2
Lands under cultivation : 2 %
Wild pasture lands : 6 %
Forests : 64 %

Min. Height : 97 m (Drangme Chhu)
Max. Height : 7561 m (Kula Kangri)



Bhutan - People
Nationality : Bhutanese
Main language(s) : Dzongkha (Tibetan), English, Bumthangka, Sharchopkha, Nepali

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Population (2005) : 919 000 people
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Density : 20 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 4.18 children / woman
Life expectancy : 64 years
Urban population : 9 %

Main cities :
40 000 people Thimphu (capital)


Bhutan - Economy
Currency : Ngultrum (BTN) = 100 Chettrum
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 56 Ngultrum (BTN)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 0.56 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 609 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 0.8 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 871 dollars


Bhutan - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES :
- Wood
- Oranges
- Corn
- Potatoes
- Rice
- Oxen
- Coal
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Hydro-electricity
SERVICES :
- Tourism


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