Bhutan Thimphu, also spelled Thimbu, the capital, has a population of 20,000. It is dominated by the Tashichodzong, a prime example of the Bhutanese monastery-fortresses, or dzongs, that function as administrative and religious centers in the nation's 18 districts. Thim­phu's dzong, built in 1641, houses the government's offices and serves as the headquarters of the […]