About Bhutan

National Anthem

In the kingdom of Bhutan adorned with Cypress trees, The protector who reigns over the realm over spiritual and secular traditions, He is the king...

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National Flag

The national flag is rectangle in shape and is divided into two parts diagonally . The upper yellow half signifies the secular power and authority...

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National Tree

The national tree is Cypress (Cupressus torolusa). Cypresses are found in abundance and one may notice big cypresses near temples and monastries. Cypress is found...

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National Sport

Archery is the national sport of Bhutan. It is the most popular sport played all across the country. There are two targets placed at a...

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History of Bhutan

It is believed that Bhutan was inhabited as early as 2000 B.C. due to the presence of early stone implements discovered in the region.The country...

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Cultural Heritage

While Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world, its cultural diversity and richness are profound.As such, strong emphasis is laid on the...

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People of Bhutan

Bhutanese people can be generally categorized into three main ethnic groups. The Tshanglas, Ngalops and the Lhotshampas.The other minority groups are the Bumthaps and the...

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Arts & Crafts

Zorig Chusum: The Thirteen Traditional Crafts of BhutanAn essential part of Bhutan’s cultural heritage are the thirteen traditional arts and crafts that have been practiced...

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Flora & Fauna

Nestled deep within the Himalayas, Bhutan is a treasure trove of biological diversity with an unparalleled richness of flora and fauna due to the varied...

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