THIMPHU CITY

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THIMPHU BHUTAN

 

Thimphu Language

Dzongkha is the official language of Bhutan but Sharchhopka and Lhotshamkha are equally as common.

Thimphu Predominant Religion

  • 75% Lamaistic Buddhist
  • 25% Hinduism

Although Bhutan law provides for freedom of religion, all but Buddhist missionaries are banned from the country.

Thimphu Currency

The official currency of Bhutan is the Ngultrum.

Thimphu Climate

Thimphu experiences warm summers and mild winters with a wet season lasting from May through September. Rain can continue for several days during the second half of the wet season creating landslides and flooding.

Thimphu Main Attractions

  • Buddha Point
  • National Textile Museum
  • Motithang Takin Preserve

Other Attraction in Thimphu

  • Memorial Chorten
  • Jigme Dorji National Park
  • Phajoding Monastery
  • Jhomolhari
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