Name the capital of Bhutan

Thimphu also spelt as Thimbu is the capital city of Bhutan. It is the largest city in the country. The city stretches in a north-south direction on the west bank of the valley formed by the Raidāk River. Bhutan shares the 699km border with India.

About Thimpu

  • According to the census of 31 May 2005, the population of the city was approximately 79,185
  • 1,843 square kilometres is the are occupied by the city.
  • It is the political and economic centre of Bhutan.
  • Agriculture and livestock contribute the major part of the economy.
  • Tshechu is an auspicious festival when mask dances, popularly known as Cham dances, are performed in the courtyards of the Tashichho Dzong in Thimphu.

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