Bhutanese People

Bhutanese People

mostly #Buddhist, very friendly, young and rather poor

Location: 

Chinakha, Bhutan

Duration: 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Bhutanese People are: happy and friendly
  2. Not very numerous (less than 1 million)
  3. Very religious, mostly Buddhist (75%)
  4. Mostly young (median of less than 25 years)
  5. Rather poor and illiterate (40%)

Image sources

  1. Monks at Buddha Dordenma
  2. Student at National Institute for Zorig Chusum
  3. Tibetan woman at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Memorial
  4. Two boys at the Centenary Farmers Market
  5. Young woman at a market in Lobesa

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