Bhutan 2009-JAN-01 - -   


(Thimphu a + Paro s) - (New Delhi a + Simla s + Bolarum w) -

Kingdom of BHUTAN

Flag or Logo since 1972-06-08
Dru Gäkhap : DRU Ü – འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་ : འབྲུག་ཡུལ་ (dz) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk
(ruler of BHUTAN since 2006-12-14)

President Pratibha Patil
(ruler of INDIA since 2007-07-25)
Capitals & administrative places: Thimphu a + Paro s
(Thimphu + Paro)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
r summer capital
Official & national languages: Dzongkha (dz) .


BHUTAN Kingdom of BHUTAN  (Thimphu + Paro)

4 Divisions:

DZONG WESTERN Zone  (Thimphu)Local: DZONG Dzongdey : ལྟེ་བ (dz)  (Thimphu)
LHO-MTSHAMS SOUTHERN Zone  (Geylegphug)Local: LHO-MTSHAMS Dzongdey : ལྷོ (dz)  (Gelephu)
SHARCHOPS EASTERN Zone  (Mongar)Local: SHÂCHOP Dzongdey : ཤར (dz)  (Mongga)
ZHUNG CENTRAL Zone  (Damphu)Local: GZHUNG Dzongdey : ´ནུབ (dz)  (Dr´amphu Dzong)

Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

IMTRAT Indian Military Training Team : IMTRAT  (Lungtenphu)Local: Patan-srung mak-de LUNGTENPHU : བསྟན་སྲུང་དམག་སྡེ (dz) + Indian Military Training Team : IMTRAT (en)  (Lungtenphu)

46 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)

ASIA Asia Cooperation Dialogue : ACD  (Astana)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
BAY OF BENGAL Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation : BIMSTEC  (Bangkok)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COLOMBO PLAN Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific : CESDAP  (Colombo)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
MAHAYANA BUDDHISM Teaching of the Great Vehicle Buddhism : MAHAYANA Buddhism  (Nara + Kyoto)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Havana + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
SOUTH ASIA South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation : SAARC  (Kathmandu)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)

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