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This WikiProject was formed to foster better articles on the country of Bhutan with a spirit of cooperation.


This Wikiproject considers any topic related to Bhutan to be a valid topic.

See: Category:Bhutan


  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of Bhutan by creating, expanding, and maintaining articles about Bhutan.
  • To serve as a central point for discussion related to Bhutan.

To do

Bhutanese language requests

Requested articles

  • Adap language (hr), now redirects to Dzongkha
  • Asociation for Human Rights Activist of Bhutan (ru)
  • B-Division (nl/ru)
  • Basketball Federation of Bhutan (fr)
  • Bhutan at the Asian Indoor Games (nl)
  • Bhutan Development Finance Corporation
  • Bhutan Health Trust Fund (it/et)
  • Bhutan National Football Championship (it)
  • Bhutan Power Corporation
  • Bhutan Royal Botanic Gardens (es / en)
  • Bhutan short sword (de)
  • Bhutan Women's Football Championship (fr)
  • Bhutanotrechus reflexicollis (ru/fr), now redirects to Bhutanotrechus
  • Bhutan–Germany relations (de/ru)
    • List of Ambassadors of Germany in Bhutan (de/ru)
  • Bumthang (stadium) (pl)
  • Burt Todd (ru/fr) — creator mail and stamps of Bhutan, now redirects to Postage stamps and postal history of Bhutan
  • C-Division (nl)
  • Cheeni Dorji (pl) — player of the national football team
  • Choley Yeshe Ngodub (pt)
  • Chukha Hydroelectric Power Station (no)
  • Corvus corax tibetanus (ru) — the national bird of Bhutan
  • Dance of the Black Hats (Stan Armington. Lonely Planet Bhutan. (see p.60) / en, [1], [2], [3][4], [5])
  • Dasho Lam Sangha ([6]/[7]) — Scholar, writer and cultural figure
  • Dasho Topgyal Dorji (en)
  • Datshi (cs) — soft cheese
  • Daw Tenzin (no)
  • Dechen Wangmo Wangchuck (ru)
  • Domkar Palace (ru)
  • Dorje Lingpa (1346—1405) — one of the king-tertön
  • Druk National Congress (ru)
  • Dungkhar (ru) — town
  • Dzongdey (ru), now redirects to Districts of Bhutan#Zone Statistics
  • Environment of Bhutan (fr), now redirects to Environmental issues in Bhutan
  • Etho Metho Group
    • Aum Dago Bida (en)
  • Flora of Bhutan (ru)
  • Forests of Bhutan (ru)
  • Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche Ogjen Dżinle Dordże (pl/bn) — 8th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche Rikdzin Künsang Pema Namgjal (pl) — 9th and current Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Gyalsé Pema Thinley (bn) — 1th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Gongduk (hr) — ethnic group, now redirects to Gongduk language
  • Jasha maru (cs, [8][9]) — Spicy Bhutanese Chichken Stew
  • Jigme Kundrol Namgyel / Jigme Kuendrel (en)
  • Jomolhari Trek (ru)
  • Journal of Bhutan Studies ([10])
  • Khedrup Kuenga Wangpo (ru)
  • Kipchu Namgyel (ru)
  • Kunzang Rigdzin Pema Namgyal (pl)
  • Kunzang Thinley Namgyal (bn) — 3th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Kurteop (hr) — ethnic group
  • Lake Thorthormi (ru), now redirects to Glaciers of Bhutan
  • Lhaki group (en) - large group of companies. Subsidiaries include: Lhaki Cement, Lhaki Construction Private Limited, Lhaki Steels & Rolling Private Limited,
  • List of bridges in Bhutan (fr)
    • Cantilever bridge in Punakha (fr)
  • List of Dzongs in Bhutan (sl)
    • Dobji Dzong (en/[11]/[12])
    • Haa Wangchuk Lo Dzong (sl / en) — the place of dislocation of the Bhutanese army
    • Trashi Yangtse Dzong (sl / en)
    • Zhemgang Dzong (sl / en)
  • Literature in Bhutan (ru)
  • Lnana dragon (ja)
  • Lorepa (1187—1250) — tibetan lama, who founded many monasteries in Bhutan
  • Lower Drukpa tradition (de)
  • Lyonpo (et) — title
  • Matpa (hr) — ethnic group
  • Monastic life in Bhutan (fr)
  • Mountain passes of Bhutan (ru)
  • Pele La
  • Ngagi Wangchuk (1517—1554) — lama, the great-grandfather of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
  • Orders, decorations, and medals of Bhutan (ru)
  • Parachiloglanis bhutanensis ([13], [14]) — a species of fish, endemic to Bhutan
  • Paro (stadium) (pl)
  • Paro Valley ([15]), now redirects to Paro District
  • Phuentsholing (stadium) (pl)
  • Paksha Paa (pt)
  • Prakhar Palace (ru)
  • Puta (food) – noodles
  • Royal Bhutan Army Air Wing (it)
  • Royal Institute of Management ([16])
  • Sikkim and Bhutan Armor (ru/de)
  • Singye Group Of Companies - large private group of companies in Bhutan. Subsidiaries include.
  • Sonam Choden Wangchuck (ru)
  • Sonam Jamtsho (sv) — player of the national football team
    • Order of Drak Jong Thusay (ru)
  • State system of Bhutan (ru)
  • Takila (ru) — town
  • Tashi Norbu (musician) (ru/fr)
  • Telotylenchoides bhutanensis ([17]/[18]) — worm from Bhutan
  • Tenzin Drugyey (no) — monk and healer, who came in Bhutan along with Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
  • Tenzin Legpé Döndrup (bn) — 2th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Tenzin Sizhi Namgyal (bn) — 4th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Tenpai Nyinjé (bn) — 7th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Tenpai Nyima (bn) — 6th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Territorial disputes between the Kingdom of Bhutan and China (zh)
  • Trachypithecus geei bhutanensis — monkey, endemic to Bhutan, a subspecies of the Trachypithecus geei
  • Tshering Wangmo (pl) — marathoner, the record holder of Bhutan
  • Tshewang Gyeltshen (pl) — player of the national football team
  • Ugyen Gelek Namgyal (bn) — 5th Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
  • Ugyen Thinley Dorji (pl
  • Upper Drukpa tradition (de)
  • Veterans FC (nl), now redirects to Druk Athletic F.C.
  • Wangdi Phodrang Dzong (ru / sl)
  • Wangdichholing Palace (en / [19][1] / [20]) — royal residence
  • Wangdue Phodrang Dzong (ru/ca/sl), now redirects to Wangdue Phodrang District
  • Yao-Tang Velázquez (es) — handballer
  • Yonten Thaye (pl) — 13th Je-Khenpo
  • Youth Development Fund, Bhutan
  • Zimdra Industries Pvt. Ltd.(en) — large group of companies in Bhutan.




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Active members

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  1. Blofeld of SPECTRE
  2. User:Nvvchar
  3. Heraldrist
  4. South Asian Free Media Association
  5. Spongie555
  6. Chris Fynn
  7. Sub-Continental Analyst
  8. Delibzr
  9. SuperKirbyPudding
  10. Doctor 17
  11. Bukhari (Talk!) 15:08, 20 September 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  12. Zoepa (talk · contribs) 05:50:58, 11 February 2019 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  13. FranciscoMMartins (talk · contribs) 15:27:04, 14 February 2020 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  14. RinchenRinch (talk · contribs)
  15. StarLightMe (talk · contribs)
  16. TryKid (talk · contribs) 00:16:08, 10 October 2020 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  17. Heraldrist (talk · contribs) 08:01:24, 16 August 2022 (UTC) Reply[reply]

Honorary members

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  1. Impro - Member and main contributor of Russian WikiProject Bhutan. He has helped English Bhutan articles too
  2. JFHJr - Helps expand Bhutanese politcal articles

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  1. Shanbhag.rohan
  2. Eukesh
  3. Lodu
  4. Badbilltucker
  5. Russavia

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  • APFA
  • BBC on Bhutan
  • Kuensel
  • Bhutan Observer
  • Bhutan Times
  • Bhutan Broadcasting Service


  • Bhutan Government portal
  • Bhutan Acts, Rules & Regulations
  • Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority
  • Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan
  • Gross National Happiness Commission
  • Dzongkha Development Commission - National language department
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs
    • Bhutan Electricity Authority
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs
    • Bhutan Census
  • Ministry of Information and Communications
    • Department of Information Technology
  • Ministry of Labour and Human Resources
  • Ministry of Works and Human Settlement
    • Department of Roads
    • Department of Urban Development and Engineering Services
    • Standards and Quality Control Authority
    • Construction Development Board
    • Thimphu City Corporation
  • National Housing Development Corporation
  • National Statistics Bureau - this site contains many useful publications in PDF format including the 2005 census.
  • Royal Audit Authority
  • Royal Court of Justice
  • Department of Trade
  • National Assembly
  • National Environment Commission
  • Royal Monetary Authority

Museums, Libraries and Cultural Institutions

  • Bhutan Cultural Atlas
  • National Museum of Bhutan
  • National Library of Bhutan
  • National Digital Library of Bhutan
  • Centre for Bhutan Studies

Development Agencies and NGOs

  • United Nations Development Programme - Bhutan
  • SNV Bhutan
  • Tarayana Foundation]


  • Bumthang Dzongkhag
  • Chhukha Dzongkhag
  • Dagana Dzongkhag
  • Gasa Dzongkhag
  • Haa Dzongkhag
  • Lhuentse Dzongkhag
  • Mongar Dzongkhag
  • Paro Dzongkhag
  • Pemagatshel Dzongkhag
  • Punakha Dzongkhag
  • Samdrupjongkhar Dzongkhag
  • Samtse Dzongkhag
  • Sarpang Dzongkhag
  • Thimphu Dzongkhag
  • Trashigang Dzongkhag
  • Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag
  • Trongsa Dzongkhag
  • Tsirang Dzongkhag
  • Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag
  • Zhemgang Dzongkhag



  • "Bhutan Cultural Atlas". Institute of Language and Cultural Studies.
  • Kinga, Sonam (2009). Polity, Kingship and Democracy: a biography of the Bhutanese state (PDF). Ministry of Education, Royal Government of Bhutan. OCLC 477284586. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
  • Karma Phuntsho (2013). The History of Bhutan. Nodia: Random House India. ISBN 9788184003116.
  • Yoshiro Imaeda (2013). The Successors of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel: Hereditary Heirs and Reincarnations. Thimphu: Riyang Books. ISBN 978-99936-899-3-5.
  • Ardussi, John (2004). "Formation of the State of Bhutan ('Brug gzhung) in the 17th Century and its Tibetan Antecedents" (PDF). Journal of Bhutan Studies. Thimphu: Centre for Bhutan Studies. II.
  • "Think South Asia: Bhutan" (PDF). SADF Bulletin, South Asia Democratic Forum. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
  • "A Country Study: Bhutan". Federal Research Division, Library of Congress. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "Bhutan". CIA World Factbook. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "Bhutan Portal". Government of Bhutan. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "Bhutan". MSN Encarta. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "Bhutan army sees action at last". Asia Times Online. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "Bhutan-China Relations". Bhutan News Online. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "MoUs with Bhutan on rail links, power projects". The Tribune, Chandigarh. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "Border tension pushes MEA allocation". The Tribune, Chandigarh. Retrieved September 8, 2005.
  • "Happy Land". Yoga Journal. Retrieved September 12, 2005.
  • "Fast forward into trouble". The Guardian Unlimited. Retrieved September 16, 2005.
  • "A New Measure of Well-Being From a Happy Little Kingdom". The New York Times. Retrieved October 4, 2005.
  • A.P. Agarwala (2003). Sikkim and Bhutan. Nest and Wings. ISBN 81-87592-07-9.
  • Sunanda K. Datta-Ray (1984). Smash and Grab: The Annexation of Sikkim. Vikas. ISBN 0-7069-2509-2.
  • Foning, A.R. (1987). Lepcha, My Vanishing Tribe. Sterling Publishers. ISBN 81-207-0685-4.
  • "A hidden and mysterious kingdom". Toplum Postasi. Retrieved June 14, 2006.
  • Rose, Leo (1993). "The Nepali Ethnic Community in the Northeast of the Subcontinent". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help) This paper was prepared for a conference on "Democratization, Ethnicity and Development in South and Southeast Asia" 20–22 August, 1993, Colombo, Sri Lanka, sponsored by the International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka.


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