in Gasa, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.904 and 89.727 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 54' 13" and E 89° 43' 36"
- 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: 05:45 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:34 am and 6:34 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Gasa
Gasa in Gasa with it's 548 habitants is a town located in Bhutan about 31 mi (or 49 km) north of Thimphu, the country's capital town.
Time in Gasa is now 05:45 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Gasa. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km), South-West. 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 114 mi (or 184 km).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Punakha, Lungtenzampa, Thimphu, Wangdue Phodrang and Gala. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 63 °F
|Morning Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Evening Temperature||14°C / 56 °F|
|Night Temperature||10°C / 50 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||3%|
|Air Pressure||1006 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 40% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
22°C (71 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 22nd of August 2019
20°C (68 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Friday, 23rd of August 2019
18°C (65 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
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.
Gasa Dzong or Gasa Tashi Tongmön Dzong near Gasa is the administrative center of Gasa Dzongkhag (district) in the northwestern region of Bhutan. The Dzong was built in the 17th century by Tenzin Drukdra the second Druk Desi over the site of a meditation place established by Drubthob Terkungpa in the 13th century. The Dzong was constructed as a bulwark against attacks from the north and named Tashi Tongmön Dzong. Later it was expanded by the fourth Desi, Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gasa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gasa Dzong, Gasa