Location of Bhutan on world map is 26 degrees 45'N and
28 degrees 10'N latitudes, and 88 degrees 45' E and 92 degrees 10'
E longitudes. The country stretches 150km from north to south, and 300 km
from west to east. The terrain is highly rugged. It rises from an elevation
of 100 meters above sea level in the south, to over 7,550 m in the north.
The country is landlocked, sandwiched between India and China, two Asian
giants. The country has mountainous landscape, although in extreme south,
some subtropical plains exist. From sub-tropical plains, the landscape rises
to glacier-covered mountain heights.
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