Bhutan
Bhutan meaning Druk Yul - Land of the Thunder Dragon is landlocked between China and India. It gained independence or became a unified kingdom under its first hereditary king in 1907.

The capital is Thimphu, its main exports are Electricity, timber, cement, agricultural products and handicrafts. The major profession of the people of Bhutan is farming.
Culture
The culture of Bhutan is among the oldest, most carefully guarded and well preserved cultures in the world. People of Bhutan have always been careful about conserving their centuries-old culture.

Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan is one of the large towns in Bhutan.

The major profession of the people of Bhutan is farming, who live in small rural villages. These villages are secluded and are accessible only by foot. But now, as the people are getting educated, they are migrating to towns in search of other occupations.
Climate
Bhutan’s climate is affected by monsoons that bring between 60 and 90 percent of the region's rainfall.

The climate is humid and subtropical. Temperatures vary according to elevation.

Most of the central portion of the country experiences a cool, temperate climate year round. In the south, a hot, humid climate helps maintain a fairly even temperature range of between 15° C and 30° C year-round, although temperatures sometimes reach 40° C in the valleys during the summer.

The winter northeast monsoon brings gale-force winds down through High Mountain passes, giving Bhutan its name - Drukyul, which in the Dzongkha language mean Land of the Thunder Dragon.
Religion
75% are Lamaistic Buddhist and 25% Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism
Sports
Popular Sports in Bhutan are Archery, tug of war, basketball, football and cricket.

Bhutan also offers a number of exciting adventure sports like trekking, rafting, mountain biking and rock climbing.
News
04.06.2015
Paro, May 30th 2015: Tshoki Wangmo, 9 years old, studying at the Utpal Junior School in the 5th grade has never had the opportunity to experience Olympic Style Archery in her life, however, she got the opportunity to learn and shoot a ...

04.06.2015

Paro, May 31st 2015: His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, Representative of His Majesty the King and the President of the Bhutan Olympic Committee was re-elected unanimously by the BOC General Assembly, as the President...


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Participating at the asian games and Medals

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