Overview - Bhutan

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Capital:Thimphu
Area:47,000 km²
Population:2,279,723 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Dzongkha (official), Bhotes speak various Tibetan dialects, Nepalese speak various Nepalese dialects.
Religion(s):Lamaistic Buddhist - 75%, Hinduism - 25%.
Ethnic Group(s):Bhote - 50%, ethnic Nepalese - 35%, indigenous groups - 15%.