Bhutan is a small sovereign kingdom hidden deep in the folds of the great Himalayan Mountains with Tibetan autonomous region of China to the north and India to the south. With an area of 38,394-Km square, it extends across 3degree of longitude and almost 1.5degree of latitude. Its terrain ranges from the sub-tropical foothills in the south, through the temperate zones, to dizzying heights of over 180m-7,550`m.The south, with its lowlands and promontories, has a subtropical climate with warm winters and hot and very humid summers.
The central experiences a temperate climate. However, the northern region is characterized by short, cool summers and cold winters with much snow.