in Chhukha Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 102 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 26.859 and 89.390 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 26° 51' 32" and E 89° 23' 25"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Ngultrum - BTN
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:16 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:15 am and 6:41 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Bhutan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bhutan. Last Update: 2021-05-12 08:23:00
Delve into Phuentsholing
Phuentsholing in Chhukha Dzongkhag is a city located in Bhutan about 45 mi (or 72 km) south of Thimphu, the country's capital town.
Current time in Phuentsholing is now 05:16 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Phuentsholing. The closest is airport we know is Cooch Behar Airport in India in a distance of 37 mi (or 59 km). The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 38 mi (or 59 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 102 mi (or 163 km).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tsimasham, Samtse, Daga, Ha and Paro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 83 °F
|Morning Temperature||21°C / 69 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||15%|
|Air Pressure||1007 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 18% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Thursday, 13th of May 2021
28°C (82 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 14th of May 2021
25°C (77 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 15th of May 2021
31°C (87 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
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At Phuentsholing long back
Phuentsholing is a border town in southern Bhutan, and is the administrative seat of Chukha District. The town occupies parts of both Phuentsholing Gewog and Sampheling Gewog.
Driving through the Indian and Bhutan border.
Best Of Asia Overland crosses the border at Jaigaon in India into Phuentsholing in Bhutan. Such bliss entering Bhutan after being in the chaos of India.
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After entering Bhutan gate right side permit office, cheapest foreign trip for Indian.
Indian can enter Bhutan by following side process of filling permit form with hotel details. No requirements of any agents. Indian currency is happily accepted ...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Phuentsholing is a border town in southern Bhutan, and is the administrative seat of Chukha District. The town occupies parts of both Phuentsholing Gewog and Sampheling Gewog. Phuentsholing lies opposite the Indian town of Jaigaon, and cross-border trade has resulted in a thriving local economy. For example, the town serves as headquarters for the Bank of Bhutan. In 2005, Phuentsholing had a population of 20,537.
Jaigaon is a small town in Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal, near the Bhutan border. The town lies at the gateway to Bhutan – Phuentsholing, and is thus a very thriving place of trade. The main source of income for the vast majority of people here is through the Bhutanese citizens that come down to Jaigaon in order to buy their monthly and weekly ration. The main entrance to Bhutan is through Jaigaon.
Shri Hanuman Mandir Dharamshala School
Shri Hanuman Mandir Dharamshala, known as SHMD School, is an English medium, co-educational private higher secondary school in Jaigaon, a town in West Bengal sharing its border with the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. SHMD School is established, owned and managed by the SHMD Trust of Jaigaon. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education in Delhi. The Principal is Mr. P. G. Thomas, and the school's motto is "Lighted to Shine".
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