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  Bhutan Flag Decals & Bumperstickers
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  Bhutan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bhutan is one of the most isolated nations in the world; foreign influences and tourism are heavily regulated by the government to preserve its traditional Tibetan Buddhist culture.
The climate in Bhutan varies with altitude, from subtropical in the south to temperate in the highlands and polar-type climate, with year-round snow, in the north.
Bhutan's economy is one of the world's smallest and least developed, and is based on agriculture, forestry, and the sale of hydroelectric power to India.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bhutan   (5175 words)

Flag adopted 1969, coat of arms adopted 1980.
The dragon on the flag is white to symbolize purity.
A flag was made based on a photograph of the flag used in the 1949 treaty, but the dragon was changed to white.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/bt.html   (1119 words)

 Bhutan Information Center - bhutan flag
Bhutan is one of the most isolated nations in the world; foreign influences and tourism are heavily regulated by the government to preserve the traditional culture of the dominant Ngalong group.
Bhutan's population is concentrated in the towns, in the southern plains, and in valleys where agriculture is feasible.
Bhutan remains one of the most secluded nations in the world, and foreigners are not permitted to travel bird tour bhutan to many of its areas to minimise the effects of tourism on the local culture.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_A_-_C/Bhutan.html   (4639 words)

 Bhutan Flag,Bhutan Map, Bhutan Culture : SphereInfo.com
Bhutan has three main ethnic groups: the Sharchop in the east, which originated from the tribes of northern Burma and northeast India; the Ngalops in the west, who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan after migrating from Tibet; and the Lhotsampas in the south, originally belonging to Nepal.
Bhutan villages are strewn with temples and religious structures, which are present along the roads and trails.
The men in Bhutan wear a "gho," a long knee-length robe that is tied around the waist by a belt and the women wear a "kira," which is an ankle-length dress worn with a short jacket.
www.sphereinfo.com /bhutan   (1171 words)

 Bhutan Scenic Tours
The rectangular national flag of Bhutan is divided diagonally and depicts a white dragon across the middle.
The upper part of the flag is golden yellow, representing the secular power of the king, while the lower part is orange, symbolizing the Buddhist religion.
Bhutan is the last refuge for Takin in their natural and unspoilt habitats.
www.bhutanscenictours.com.bt /bhutan/bhutansymbols.htm   (503 words)

 Bhutan - Political Developments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The political forces that shaped Bhutan after its seventeenth- century unification were primarily internal until the arrival of the British in the eighteenth century.
Bhutan participated in the Olympic Games and in other international games, and imported high-tech bows for use in national archery tournaments, although for a time only the simple traditional bow was permitted in contests within Bhutan.
Between 2,000 and 12,000 Nepalese were reported to have fled Bhutan in the late 1980s, and according to a 1991 report, even high-level Bhutanese government officials of Nepalese origin had resigned their positions and moved to Nepal.
countrystudies.us /bhutan/47.htm   (1708 words)

 Flags of the World
The flag is divided diagonally with Saffron yellow on top which represents the King's authority.
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/bhutan.htm   (84 words)

 Flag and Symbols of Bhutan
Divided diagonally from the lower hoist side corner; the upper triangle is yellow and the lower triangle is orange; centered along the dividing line is a large fl and white dragon facing away from the hoist side.
Bhutan is a Buddhist state where power is shared by the king and government.
The Sharchops, who live in the eastern section of Bhutan, are considered to be descendants of the earliest major group to inhabit Bhutan.
www.world-flags-symbols.com /bhutan   (604 words)

 RAOnline Bhutan: Bhutan - Country Information
The Ngalops and the Sharchops are mainly Buddhists and are concentrated to the western and eastern Bhutan.
The rectangular national flag of Bhutan is diagonally segmented and depicts a white dragon across the middle.
The upper part of the flag is golden yellow, which represents the secular power of the king, while the lower part is orange, which is indicative of the Buddhist influence.
www.raonline.ch /pages/bt/visin2/bt_about01.html   (842 words)

 About Bhutan - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked South Asian nation situated between India and China.The landscape ranges from the subtropical plains to the Himalayan heights, an elevation gain of more than 7000 m.
Bhutan is one of the most isolated nations in the world; foreign influences and tourism are heavily regulated by the government to preserve its traditional Buddhist based culture.
Bhutan is depicted as the last surviving refuge of traditional Himalayan Buddhist culture in most of the literature on the country.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Bhutan.html   (504 words)

 The Bhutan web site [Tashi Delek] it is What is Bhutan?
Bhutan is a small country, and is located at the south of Tibet and the north of north east section of India as Assam and Sikkim.
Druk is a thunder dragon and is depicted to national flag.
There is not an established theory the origin of the name of country Bhutan, although seem to be the theory that looks like the case called the edge of Tibet and be made Sanscrit word or Hindhu word of 'Bhot-anta'.
www.tashidelek.com /bhutan/bhutane.html   (358 words)

 Economy of Bhutan, Culture of Bhutan, Bhutan Flag, Bhutan History, Flag of Bhutan
The Bhutan flag carries the design of a white dragon lying on a orange and yellow colored backdrop.
Bhutan has a large potential for hydroelectric power resources though only a few dams have been built to date; the largest being the Chukha Hydroelectric Project, which is located in Chukha, between Thimphu and Phuntsholing.
Bhutan's primary trading partner is India even as the country receives imports from Japan, Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom, and exports goods to Bangladesh, the Middle East, Singapore, and Europe.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/bhutan1.html   (670 words)

 flagsonline.net Flag of Bhutan
The lower half of the flag was changed from maroon to orange and the dragon was altered.
The yellow half of the flag is symbolic of the king and his role in affairs both of state and religion.
The dragon's mouth, said to be opened in a snarl, is symbolic of the strength to defend Bhutan, whilst the gemstones clasped tightly in its claws represent the prosperity and perfection of this small nation.
www.flagsonline.net /bhutan.htm   (244 words)

 Myanmar (Burma) Flag
Myanmar's flag reflects the recent socialist politics of the country.
The origin of the flag is in the Burman Resistance against the Japanese in World War II.
The current flag depicts a a rice plant (represent agriculture) resting on a cog wheel (industry) surrounded by 14 stars (one for each province and state in the country).
www.ultimateflags.com /int/burma.htm   (82 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Country profiles | Country profile: Bhutan
Bhutan is a tiny, remote and impoverished kingdom nestling in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China.
The Bhutanese name for Bhutan, Druk Yul, means "Land of the Thunder Dragon" and it only began to open up to outsiders in the 1970s.
Television was introduced only in 1999, because for years Bhutan had a deliberate policy of isolation, fearing that outside influences would undermine its absolute monarchy, freedom and culture.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/country_profiles/1166513.stm   (655 words)

Bhutan is a Bhuddhist state where power is shared by the king and government.
What seems to be the official website of the Bhutan tourism ministry at http://www.kingdomofbhutan.com/kingdom.html describes the flag as yellow over orange, with the shades used in the illustration are close if not identical to those in Sammy Kanadi's image above.
The flag of Bhutan was yellow with a dragon, taken surely from China.
www.flags-by-swi.com /fotw/flags\bt.html   (724 words)

 flag Bhutan, flags Bhutan, anthem Bhutan, hymn Bhutan
The flag is known since the 19th century.
The flag is frequently made in the ratio 2:3, too.
The coat of arms of Bhutan was new designed in the year 1980.
www.flags-and-anthems.com /bhutan.htm   (307 words)

 Bhutan - Kingdom of Bhutan - Country Profile - Druk yul, the land of the thunder dragon, visitors guide Himalaya, ...
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small, land-locked mountainous nation in Asia, located in the eastern Himalaya Mountains north of India and south of China.
Bhutan began to open up very slowly to outsiders in the 1970s.
Tourism today is privatised by the Royal Government of Bhutan in 1991 but still restricted; travel is only possible as part of a pre-arranged package or guided tour.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/bhutan.htm   (679 words)

 Bhutan Flag - World Flags 101 - Bhutanian Flags
The flag of Bhutan is separated in two halves diagonally.
There is en emblem of a white dragon in the middle of the Bhutan flag facing to the right.
The dragon on the Bhutan flag is white to symbolize purity.
www.worldflags101.com /b/bhutan-flag.aspx   (286 words)

 YANA Expeditions: Bhutan Country Information >> National Symbols of Bhutan
The national flag of Bhutan is representative of the country's general features.
The secular authority of the king is shown by the upper half of the flag, which is yellow, the color of fruitful action in state and religious affairs.
The Raven, Bhutan's national bird, is depicted on the crown of the king as representative of Jarog Dongchen who, along with Yeshey Gonpo (Mahakala) and Palden Lhamo (Mahakali) constitute the most powerful deities of the country.
www.discoverbhutan.biz /pages/yana/y_bti_sym01.html   (885 words)

 Bhutan Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Bhutan, nestling in the heart of the great Himalaya, has for centuries remained aloof from the rest of the world.
Since its doors were cautiously opened in 1974, visitors have been mesmerised: the environment is pristine, the scenery and architecture awesome and the people hospitable and charming.
Winter is a good time for touring in western Bhutan, bird watching in the subtropical jungles in the south, and white water rafting.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/bhutan   (384 words)

 Miniature Bhutan Stick Flag - (4" x 6")
Bhutan Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
Bhutan Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
Bhutan Flag - Nylon (4' x 6')
www.njflags.com /mibhfl4x6.html   (140 words)

 Jojo's Adventure Bhutan > Symbols
The national flag is rectangular with a white dragon stretched across a two-color diagonal.
The upper part of the flag is golden yellow, symbolizing the secular power of the monarchy.
The national day of Bhutan falls on the 17th of December, Commemorating the ascension to the throne of the first king of Bhutan, Sir Ugyen Wangchuck.
www.jojos.com.bt /bhutan/symbols.htm   (285 words)

 Bosnia Flag - World Flags 101 - Bosnian Flags
The Bosnian flag consists of a blue base with seven, white five-pointed stars crossing the flag diagonally and vertically, and descending from left to right.
This Bosnian flag replaces one that was used from 1992 to 1998.
Originally the Bosnian flag was to make use of the United Nations flag's blue color, but this was changed to a darker blue to correspond with the flag of the European Union.
www.worldflags101.com /b/bosnia-flag.aspx   (232 words)

 Bhutan World Flags - Bhutan Flag
In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land.
The economy, one of the world's smallest and least developed, is based on agriculture and forestry, providing the main livelihood for more than 90% of the population.
Bhutan's hydropower potential and its attraction for tourists are key resources.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/bhutan.shtml   (365 words)

 Map Of Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
If you would like to use this map of Bhutan or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this flag of Bhutan or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Bhutan or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /maps_of_the_world/map_of_bhutan.shtml   (220 words)

 Bhutan Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
This 2' X 3' Bhutan flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets.
Bhutan Flag - Polyester (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /bhflny2x3.html   (171 words)

 Tashila Tours & Travels - Bhutan
The topography is one of dramatic contrast from near tropical in the south bordering India to mountainous alpine in the north, which form a natural frontier with China.
The particular charm of the dzong ies in its roof of silvered shingles, held in place in the traditional manner by heavy stones.
Visa for Bhutan is granted for 14 days which can be extended in Thimphu for upto six months The actual VISA is stamped on arrival in Bhutan upon payment of US $ 20, but visitors need to obtain visa clearance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in advance.
www.tashila.com /bhutan   (646 words)

 Bhutan: Save the Children
Save the Children started its first program activities in Bhutan in 1982 in the remote community of Edi in southern Zhemgang and during the next year expanded work in the Norbuling Resettlement Area in Sarpang district at the invitation of the Government.
Save the Children works closely with children, their families and communities, the Royal Government of Bhutan, and other partners in a sustainable manner to meet the ever changing needs and ensure positive physical, cognitive and social-emotional development of all Bhutanese children.
In order to ensure sustained support for adolescent reproductive and sexual health programs, it is necessary to involve gatekeepers (people who are in contact with adolescents the most – such as - parents, teachers, health service providers etc) and policy makers in the program.
www.savethechildren.org /countries/asia/bhutan.html   (717 words)

 A1 Flags Australia online shopping cart
The flags are all available in the large size (1500*900 millimetres) and many flags are available in others formats such as: medium size (900*600 millimetres); hand-wavers; desk flags; strings of small flags and cloth patches.
These flags are lightweight flags and have a variety of uses: sporting team support; decorations; marches; occasional flying on a flagpole.
These flags are suitable for use at sporting events and occasional use on flagpoles.
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