Gasa
in Gasa, Bhutan

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
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:
Dzongkha
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
References
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 Humidity 74%
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

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.

Located at 27.9167, 89.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dzongs of Bhutan, Populated places in Bhutan

Popular in vicinity

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