COUNTRY PROFILE: BHUTAN
Figure 13. Bhutan: Administrative Divisions, 1991
Formal Name: Kingdom of Bhutan (Drukyul,
of the Thunder Dragon).
Short Form: Bhutan.
Term for Citizens: Bhutanese.
Date of Independence: August 8, 1949, from India
foreign relations matters; internal sovereignty never
during British colonial era.
National Holiday: December 17, National Day,
Wangchuck became first hereditary king.
Data as of September 1991