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One of the national symbols of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Bhutanese national flag was officially adopted in 1969. The flag of Bhutan is diagonally separated in two halves: the upper left half is orange/ yellow and the lower right half is orange.
The snarling mouth of the dragon represents the strength of the people protecting the country. The orange color represents the Drukpas monasteries and Buddhist religion, and the orange/ yellow symbolizes the secular authority of the King.
The white color stands for purity and loyalty.
Official Name: The Kingdom of Bhutan
Adopted on: 1969
Location: Eastern end of the Himalayas bordered by the Republic of India, and China
Capital City: Thimpu
Major Cities: Paro, Atsho Chhubar, Zhemgang
Area: 14,824 square miles
Currency: Ngultrum (BTN)
Official Language: Dzongkha
National Anthem: Druk Tsendhen