Bhutan is one of the last countries to in the world to introduce television to its people. The ban on TV and internet was lifted only 11 years ago.
Gangkhar Puensum is the highest point of Bhutan which is also the highest unclimbed mountain in the world.
Bhutan is also the only nation in the world where the sale of tobacco is banned by the government.
Bhutan is in Southern Asia, with a population of 0.74 million people. It’s capital is Thimphu, and the currency is Ngultrum. The language spoken in Bhutan is Dzongkha.
They celebrate many holidays including:
- Winter Solstice (Jan 2)
- Traditional Day of Offering (Date varies)
- Dates of Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King (Feb 21-23)
- Losar (Date varies)
- Birth Anniversary of the 3rd Druk Gyalpo (May 2)
- First Sermon Of Lord Buddha (Date varies)
- Blessed Rainy Day (Date varies)
- Dassain (Date varies)
- Coronation day of His Majesty the King (Nov 1)
- Descending Day of Lord Buddha (Date varies)
- Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo (Nov 11)
- National Day (Dec 17)