Is there a desert in Bhutan?
Bhutan has quite a variety of climate zones but no deserts. The climate of Bhutan is humid and subtropical in the southern plains and foothills. It is temperate in the inner Himalayan valleys of the southern and central regions, and cold in the north, with year-round snow on the main Himalayan summits.
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The Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked country in the Northern hemisphere. Located within South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalaya Mountains and bordered to the… south, east and west by India and to the north by Tibet. See related link for a pictorial. (MORE)
Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal is considered the founder of Bhutan as it is today. He was born in Ralung in Tibet in 1594, to one of the the most prominent Buddhist leaders in the …world at the time, and Princess Sonam Pelkyi Butri, daughter of the ruler of Kyisho, who was in turn descended from the founder of the Drukpa Lineage. (MORE)
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