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Bhutan: Country in South Asia
Bhutan, officially known as the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas, located between China and India. "Druk Yul," or "land of the thunder dragon" as Bhutan is known, has been heavily influenced by Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism from the land immediately to its north. Nepal and Bangladesh are located in close proximity to Bhutan but do not share a land border. The country has a population of over 754,000 and a territory of 38,394 square kilometers (14,824 sq mi) which ranks 133rd in terms of land area, and 160th in population. Bhutan is a constitutional monarchy with Vajrayana Buddhism as the state religion.

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Bhutan's highest honour for PM Modi | List of Modi's civilian awards | Oneindia News [Video]

Bhutan's highest honour for PM Modi | List of Modi's civilian awards | Oneindia News

Bhutan on Friday conferred its highest civilian award on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in recognition of India's support over the years and during the pandemic. Modi was honoured with the Ngadag Pel gi..

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