How big is BHUTAN? and facts about Bhutan.
7,000 metres (23,000 ft).
The highest mountain in Bhutan is the Gangkhar Puensum,
Population: 797,765 (2016) World Bank
Area: 38,394 km²
Bhutan was inhabited as early as 2000 BC
the Duars were ceded to the United Kingdom in exchange for a rent of Rs. 50,000
It lies between latitudes 26°N and 29°N, and longitudes 88°E and 93°E.
he highest point in Bhutan is Gangkhar Puensum at 7,570 metres (24,840 ft), which has the distinction of being the highest unclimbed mountain in the world. The lowest point, at 98 m (322 ft)
It is big
1,500 and 4,925 m (4,921 and 16,158 ft) above sea level,
Most of the Duars is located in India, although a 10 to 15 km (6.2 to 9.3 mi)
Data released by the Ministry of Agriculture showed that the country had a forest cover of 64% as of October 2005.
More than 770 species of bird have been recorded in Bhutan
More than 5,400 species of plants are found in Bhutan.[4
What is Tshering Tobgay talking about?
keeping Bhutan pristine
a way to make other countries like Bhutan
He's talking about BHUTAN and them be carbon neutral and carbon negative
conserve protected areas
What are the percentages about the country?
60 percent of BHUTONS total land shall remain under forest cover
72 percent of the country is under forest cover
Forest cover is land cover consisting of forest: the plants of a forest together with the products of their decay
how Is BHUTAN a carbon neutral and carbon negative?
Bhutan is carbon negative.
Their entire country generates 2.2 million tons of carbon dioxide- forest sequester more than 3 times that amount
4 million tons of carbon dioxide each year
How will they stay carbon neutral?
They will give free electricity to rural farmers so they won't have to use firewood to cook their food
Subsidizing the cost of LED lights, the government is trying to go paperless
They are investing in sustainable transportation to subsidize the purchase of electric vehicles