Bhutan is located in the eastern Himalayas bordered by Tibet (China) to the north, and by Indian states of Sikkim to the west, Arunachal to the east, Assam and West Bengal to the south. Bhutan is a landlocked country with India bordering 605km and borders with Tibet is 470km long. It is around 46,000Sq. Km, which is about one-half the size of state of Indiana. Geographic coordinates: 27 30 N, 90 30 E. The elevation range from 97m above the sea level in Drangme Chu to high Himalayan peaks over 7000 meters.
Bhutan can be divided into three main geographical areas. The lowlands front it’s southern border with India; the lesser (or lower) Himalayas cover the central areas, and its northern border with Tibet, China is dominated by the massive peaks of the Himalayas. The climate varies from tropical in southern plains, cool winters and hot summers in central valleys; severe winters and cool summers in Himalayas. Bhutan is divided in 20 administrative districts called Dzongkhags. Following are the names of these districts in alphabetical order. Bumthang, Chukha, Dagana, Gasa, Haa, Lhuentse, Mongar, Paro, Pema Gatshel, Punakha, Samdrup Jongkhar, Samtse, Sarpang, Thimphu, Trashi Gang, Trasi Yangtse, Trongsa, Tsirang, Wangdue Phodrang & Zhemgang.