His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck 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.
- The National Flag and the National Emblem of Bhutan is as specified in the First Schedule of the Constitution.
- The National Anthem of Bhutan is as specified in the Second Schedule of the Constitution.
- The National Day of Bhutan is the Seventeenth Day of December of each year.
6. Dzongkha is the National Language of Bhutan.
7. The Constitution of Bhutan is the Supreme Law of the State.
Agriculture (%): 7.7
Others (%): 15.9
Age Composition (%) / Figure
Population Density (person/sq.km): 16
Index of Aging:10.1
Production & Manufacturing: 985
All Sectors: 17,257
Life Expectancy (2005-2006)
Total Fertility Rate: 5.6
Transport & Communications (2005-2006)
All Roads (km): 4,392.5
Registered Vehicles: 29,914
Telephone Connections: 33,709
Postal Infrastructure: 101
Safe Drinking Water (%):78
Health Coverage (%):90
Towns Electrified: 46
Village Electrified: 1,210
Consumers ('000): 57.5
Electricity generated (MU): 2,520.2
Community Schools: 221
Primary Schools: 92
Lower Secondary Schools: 78
Middle Secondary Schools:29
Higher Secondary Schools: 19
||Source: National Statstical Bureau (NSB)|