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Why this could be one of the happiest countries on earth?

Duration: 07:05

Bhutan is one of the poorest and least developed nations in the world but it has been ranked the happiest nation in Asia and eighth happiest in the world in a survey.

Plastic bags are banned, tobacco is almost illegal and the country measures the wellbeing of its people by Gross National Happiness (GNH) rather than Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Carmen Roberts went to find out why Bhutan is such a land of contentment.

Available since: Fri 2 Aug 2013

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Fast Track 03/08/2013 GMT

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First broadcast: 03 Aug 2013

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