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Bhutan - Photo by babasteve - CC-BY

Population mid-1997 (millions) .......................1,951,965
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 430
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ millions).................310
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.9
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6
 

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Resources and links about Bhutan

Bhutan - Photo by babasteve - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................18,147 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 6
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 61
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 63
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................38
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 64
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .......................................... 57

Go to Bhutan Capital City Thimphu City Profile - To Bhutan History

Bhutan __ An excellent tool for anthropological and Bhutan history research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/bhutan/

Bhutan __ "Bhutan is an extraordinary place hardly touched by the hands of time. Nestling in the heart of the great Himalaya, it remained in self-imposed isolation for centuries, aloof from the rest of the world. Since its doors were cautiously opened in 1974, visitors have been mesmerised: the environment is pristine, the scenery and architecture awesome, the people hospitable and charming, and the culture unique in its purity." History, culture, economic statistics. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/indian_subcontinent/bhutan/

Bhutan __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/bhutan.html

Bhutan __ A good overview, Bhutan history, Bhuran government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107341.html
 
Bhutan - Atlapedia Online __ Excellent overview of the country of Bhutan covering a wide variety of topics. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/bhutan.htm

Bhutan Geography - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate ... __ You will find all of this plus a lot more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/bhutan/geography/index.html

 

Bhutan: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Bhutan geography, maps of Bhutan and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blbhutan.htm

bhutan map and map of bhutan information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Bhutan, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/bt.htm 
 
Bhutan Official Web Portal __ Official gateway to the government of Bhutan ministries and services. There is tourism information, national festivals and holidays, employment and technology information plus a lot more. - From Government of Bhutan - http://www.bhutan.gov.bt/

Bhutan Photos __ You will find several pages of photos of Bhutan. Pictures of Bhutan. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Bhutan/

Bhutan Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of Bhutan pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Bhutan and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/bhutan 



Bhutan Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/search.php?k=Bhutan

Bhutan's Number One Independent Online News Magazine __ News from and about Bhutan. Mostly click-to-read articles. - illustrated - From bhutannewsonline.com - http://www.bhutannewsonline.com/

Country Profile: Bhutan __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "The Bhutanese name for Bhutan, Druk Yul, means "Land of the Thunder Dragon" and it only began to open up to outsiders in the 1970s." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/country_profiles/1166513.stm

Economy of Bhutan __ "The economy of Bhutan, one of the world's smallest and least developed, is based on agriculture and forestry, which provide the main livelihood for 90% of the population and account for about 40% of GDP." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Bhutan with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Bhutan 

Ethnologue report for Bhutan __ Web page dedicated to languages spoken in Bhutan - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Bhutan

The Kingdom Of Bhutan __You will find an introduction to the country and travel information. - illustrated - From Bhutan Tourism Corporation - http://www.kingdomofbhutan.com/


 
Kuensel Online __ Online English language newspaper. Bhutan's national newspaper. - illustrated - From Kuensel - http://www.kuenselonline.com/

pictures of Bhutan at picturesofplaces.com - bhutan pictures ... __ "Bhutan pictures including the Himalayas, Paro Dzong, Thimphu, Paro Valley, Mount Chomolhari, Taktsang Monastery, and more." - illistrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/bhutan.html 

UNDP Bhutan __ Learn about the United Nations Development Program in Bhutan. "UNDP's activities in Bhutan include advocacy, policy advice and projects, all of which are closely interlinked, helping the people and Government of Bhutan build their capacity to meet development challenges. UNDP also mobilizes and coordinates support from other partners and pilots new solutions that they can replicate." The program addresses such issues as poverty, energy, information and communications technology and more. - From UNDP - http://www.undp.org.bt/


 

 

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