Country Profile

Population (2011): 738,267
Capital: Thimpu
Area: 38,394 sq km
Main Languages: Sharchhopka, Dzongkha (official), Lhotshamkha
Religions: Lamaistic Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25%
Currency: Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN)
GDP (2011): US$1.7 billion
GDP per capita (2011): US$2,288
GDP growth (2011): 8.4%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 16.7%, Industry 45.4%, Services 37.9% (2011 est.)
Urban population (2011): 36%
Life Expectancy (2011): 67 years
International dialing code: (+975)