Where is Bhutan?

Bhutan is located in the Central & South Asia region at latitude 27.514162 and longitude 90.433601 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 27° 30' 50.98'' N
  • 90° 26' 0.96'' E

You can see the location of Bhutan on the world map below:

Bhutan Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Bhutan (BT) are:

  1. China (CN)
  2. India (IN)

Bhutan is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

Bhutan Related Content

Bhutan Key Facts

CountryBhutan
CoordinatesLatitude: 27.514162
Longitude: 90.433601
Country CodesAlpha 2: BT
Alpha 3: BTN
Country Flag Emoji🇧🇹
Int. Phone Prefix+975
Capital cityThimphu
Continent
Subcontinent
Asia
Central & South Asia
Country Area38,394 sq km
Population 2021779,900
World Rank: 161
Median Age28.2
Life expectancy71.8
Major languagesSharchhopka 28%, Dzongkha (official) 24%, Lhotshamkha 22%, other 26% (includes foreign languages) (2005 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+06:00
Internet TLD.bt
Biggest AirportParo International Airport (PBH)
Average temperature7.40 °C
45.32 °F
Administrative Divisions20 districts
Political systemConstitutional monarchy

Bhutan Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSouth Asia
CurrencyNgultrum (BTN)
GDP in 2020$2.3 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 167
GDP per capita in 2020$3,001
World Rank: 134
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, hydropower, forestry, tourism, construction
Top 5 Import CountriesIndia, China, Bangladesh, Singapore, United Arab Emirates
Top 5 Export CountriesIndia, Bangladesh, United Kingdom, Germany, United States

Biggest Cities in Bhutan

Here are the largest cities in Bhutan based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Thimphu 104,000
Paro 15,000
Wangdue Phodrang 5,000
Punakha 5,000
Samtse 4,981

Map of Bhutan with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Central & South Asia Region