Bhutan is a landlocked Himalayan country in South Asia . It is bordered to the north by China and the south of India . The name Bhutan means Land of the Dragon . Besides the impressive landscape, the architecture leaves a lasting impression. All buildings in the country, whatever their purpose must comply with the traditional design. The country is also a bastion of the Vajrayana Buddhism, the teachings of all aspects of daily life affected.
Bhutan can be divided into three main regions. These are western Bhutan, Central Bhutan and East Bhutan . Due to the geography of a subdivision which is Duar level in the south, the Himalayan front in the middle and the high mountain area Lunana on the Chinese border also practical. 20 districts (dzongkhag, singular and plural): Bumthang, Chhukha, Dagana, Gasa, Ha, Lhuntshi, Mongar, Paro, Pemagatshel, Punakha, Samdrup Jongkhar, Samtse, Sarpang, Tashigang, Thimphu, Trongsa, Trashi Yangtze, Tsirang, Shemgang, Wangdue Phodrang Zhemgang.
A direct flight from Europe to Bhutan does not exist. The national airline, Druk Air offers flights from Kathmandu in Nepal , New Delhi and Calcutta in India , Dhaka in Bangladesh and Bangkok in Thailand at. In Flew is the only airport in Bhutan’s Paro (65 km west of the capital Thimphu). Every tourist must have at least one way (outbound or inbound) with the aircraft operating. The second route can be done on land.
The official language is Dzonka (also Dzonghka), a Tibetan derived from the language. In addition to Nepali and other Tibetan dialects spoken. English is understood in the cities and tourist attractions.