Bhutan

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Festivals and Holidays in Bhutan

In Bhutan, in addition to the standard Buddhist festivals, there are yearly festivals celebrated with great fanfare in each district.

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Administrative divisions of Bhutan

Bhutan is divided into twenty dzongkhags (districts), administered by a body called the Dzongkhag Tshogdu.

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Bhutan, The People of Bhutan

Foreign sources placed Bhutan’s population at 2,094,176 in 2002. However, the official 1990 estimate by the Bhutanese government gave the country’s population as about 600,000.