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Bhutan is a land-locked country located between India and China. Bhutan is geopolitically in South Asia and is the region’s second least populous nation after the Maldives. Thimpu is its capital and also the largest city, while Phuntsholing is its financial centre. Bhutan had a population of 770,000 people in 2015. There are 1,070 males to every 1,000 females. The literacy rate in Bhutan is 59.5 percent. Bhutanese people primarily consist of the Ngalops and Sharchops, called the Western Bhutanese and Eastern Bhutanese respectively. The Lhotshampa, meaning “southerner Bhutanese”, are a heterogeneous group of mostly Nepalese ancestry. Acc. To records, it has 74.7% Buddhist population, 24.6% Hindu population and remaining percentage are followers of Bon faith, Islam and Christianity. The national language is Bhutanese (Dzongkha), one of 53 languages in the Tibetan language family. The script, here called Chhokey (“Dharma language”), is identical to classical Tibetan. Let’s put light on “15 facts about Bhutan and also the reason why Indian Army is protecting…

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1) The full name of 14th Dalai Lama is Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso. Image source 2) In order to confirm his identity, The Tibetan Monks tested the 2-year-old Tenzin Gyatso by showing him to identify certain articles of clothing that belonged to the 13th Dalai Lama. He passed all the tests, then changed his name, took the throne at age 4 and became a monk at age 6. Image source 3) His Holiness The Dalai Lama hobbies include Meditating, Gardening and also enjoys collecting and repairing watches. Image source 4) The residence of The Dalai Lama, Potala Palace, and Norbulingka are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Image source 5) The Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his peaceful moment of non – violence against China for the liberation of Tibet.   Image source 6) The greatest fear of His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama…

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