Sandwiched between India and China, Bhutan is known by its people as Druk Yul, the Land of the Thunder Dragon
Election sees 318,465 voters eligible to vote in 47 constituencies
Only two parties allowed to contest elections: The People's Democratic Party promises "service with humility" while the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa says it stands for "growth with equity and justice"
In January and December voters elected 20 members of a 25-member National Council meant to act as an upper house of parliament. Five remaining members are chosen by the king