Bhutan - Location, size, and extent



Bhutan, a landlocked country in the Himalaya mountain range, has an area of 47,000 sq km (18,147 sq mi), extending 306 km (190 mi) E W and 145 km (90 mi) N S . Comparatively, the area occupied by Bhutan is slightly more than half the size of the state of Indiana. It is bordered on the E , S , and W by India and on the N and NW by China, with a total boundary length of 1,075 km (668 mi). The capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu, is located in the west central part of the country.

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