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A Trip to Bhutan (The Atlantic’s In Focus)

Posted on: November 20, 2011

The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small Himalayan country east of Nepal, nestled between China and India, with an estimated population of 700,000.

Last month, Bhutan celebrated the wedding of monarch Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the fifth Druk Gyalpo (“Dragon King”), to 21-year-old commoner Jetsun Pema, now Druk Gyal-tsuen (“Dragon Queen”) of Bhutan. The deeply traditional nation has been slow to adopt modern development; a country-wide ban on televi

Source:
http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/11/a-trip-to-bhutan/100191/

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