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Country Facts

   

The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the United Nations, New York

  joins the nation in celebrating the glorious coronation of the

  Druk Gyalpo, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

  LONG LIVE OUR BELOVED DRUK GYALPO!

  Watch the Coronation Address

 

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  • His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo is the Head of State and the symbol of unity of the Kingdom and of the people of Bhutan. The Chhoe-sid-nyi of Bhutan is unified in the person of the Druk Gyalpo.

1. Bhutan is a Sovereign Kingdom and the Sovereign power belongs to the people of Bhutan.

2. The form of Government is that of a Democratic Constitutional Monarchy.

3. The international territorial boundary of Bhutan is inviolable and any alteration of areas and boundaries may be done only with the consent of not less than three-fourths of the total number of members of Parliament.

4. The territory of Bhutan comprise twenty Dzongkhags with each Dzongkhag consisting of Gewogs and Thromdes. Alteration of areas and boundaries of any Dzongkhag or Gewog may be done only with the consent of not less than three-fourths of the total number of members of Parliament.

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7. Dzongkha is the National Language of Bhutan.

8. The Constitution of Bhutan is the Supreme Law of the State.