Bhutan , officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked state in South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalayas and bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by the People's Republic of China. Bhutan is separated from the nearby country of Nepal to the west by the Indian state of Sikkim, and from Bangladesh to the south by the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal. Bhutan existed as a patchwork of minor warring fiefdoms until the early 17th century, when the area was unified by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, who fled religious persecution in Tibet...
|Founded:||December 17, 1907|
|Official language:||Dzongkha Language|
|Currency:||Bhutanese ngultrum, Indian rupee|
|Area:||18,146.8 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Constitutional monarchy, Parliamentary system, Unitary state|
|Also known as:||不丹王國|