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Culture of Bhutan

People in Bhutan speak the Dzongkha language. The linguistic diversity of Bhutan is rather diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Bhutan is 0.6056. The followers of Buddhism are the religious majority in the country. 35.6% of Bhutan's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Bhutan. The rate of urbanization in Bhutan is considered to be 4.9. According to data on inbound tourists in Bhutan, 116,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Bhutan is called 'Druk tsendhen', which in English means 'The Thunder Dragon Kingdom'. It was adopted in 1953. The lyrics have been written by Dasho Gyaldun Thinley and the music has been composed by Aku Tongmi.

Fast food

Around 5% of the population of Bhutan are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Bhutan consume 0.3 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 100% beer, 0% wine, 0% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Bhutan is ema datshi.