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Country in South Asia
a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is a land of
monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from
subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High
Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are a destination for serious
trekkers. Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, a sacred site,
clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.

Capital: Thimphu | International Code: BT

Population: 753,947 | Language:

Currency: Bhutanese ngultrum | Dialing Code:

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