Explore Bhutan!

What's going on the Web about Bhutan, and what in the world are the Bhutanese people upto? Let's take a fun tour!

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1. Photos and Pictures 2. In the News 3. Videos & Movie Clips 4. Posts from the Blogosphere
5. Full Interactive Map 6. Best Books 7. A Little Introduction 8. Discussion

First, Pictures and Photos

Let's see what Bhutanese photographers are snapping, clicking and posting around the great nation of Bhutan, right now!

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Second, Latest News & Views!

Let's see what's happening in and around Bhutan and stay in quick touch with news, reports and analysis on the top newspapers and journals, as it happens right now!


Third, Of course, Videos & Movie Clips

Let's watch the hottest and some of the most amazing internet videos and movies being uploaded by Bhutan video buffs! We've already selected some great ones for you, but you can always search for more using the video search box below. To see a video, just click on a video to watch it live right now on this webpage!


Fourth, The Blogosphere

Let's read what citizen journalists and bloggers are writing, commenting and speaking their minds about in these Top Bhutanese Blog posts about now. You may as well wish to visit one of these great Bhutanese bloggers and leave a comment there!


Fifth, The Map

Still can't get enough of Bhutan ? Let's explore what else is there in Bhutan and learn more about its geography, topography and terrain on this interactive map. To see it bigger, check out our full screen Map of Bhutan. Meanwhile, Let's Zoom in and out and pan across this Bhutanese map!

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Full Screen Map of Bhutan

Sixth... Don't forget Bestselling books

A good book is your best friend! Don't be left out without these great books on Bhutan! We recommend a wonderful collection, specially selected, and the best discounted prices anywhere on the Internet, because they're directly from - 100% safe and secure! Fill up your bookshelf with these!

Seventh... A little introduction of Bhutan

Let's listen to the beautiful Bhutanese national anthem.

The Capital of Bhutan is Thimphu. A person from Bhutan is called Bhutanese.

The Kingdom of Bhutan (IPA: /buː'tɑːn/) is a landlocked nation in the Himalaya Mountains, sandwiched between India and the People's Republic of China in South Asia. The local name for the country is Druk Yul. It is also called Druk Tsendhen (land of the thunder dragon), because the thunder there is said to be the sound of roaring dragons. Historically Bhutan was known by many names, such as Lho Mon (southern land of darkness), Lho Tsendenjong (southern land of the cypress), and Lhomen Khazhi (southern land of four approaches). The origins of the name Bhutan are unclear; historians have suggested that it may have originated in variations of the Sanskrit words Bhota-ant (the end of Bhot – another word for Tibet), or Bhu-uttan (highlands). The word Bhutan as a name for the country dates from the late 19th century.

Bhutan is one of the most isolated and least developed nations in the world. Foreign influences and tourism are heavily regulated by the government to preserve its traditional culture. The landscape ranges from subtropical plains to the Himalayan heights, in excess of seven thousand metres. Mahayana Buddhism is the state religion and accounts for about half the population. Thimphu is the capital and largest town.

Check out what days and events Bhutanese people observe for their national & public holidays.

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