in Mongar Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 40 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.275 and 91.240 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 16' 28" and E 91° 14' 22"
- 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: 01:46 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:28 am and 6:27 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Mongar in Mongar Dzongkhag with it's 2,969 citizens is a place in Bhutan about 99 mi (or 159 km) east of Thimphu, the country's capital city.
Current time in Mongar is now 01:46 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports near Mongar. The closest is airport we know is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in India in a distance of 84 mi (or 134 km). The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 112 mi (or 134 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 40 mi (or 65 km).
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pemagatshel, Trashigang, Lhuentse, Trashi Yangtse and Samdrup Jongkhar. 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: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1003.2 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 37% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
33°C (92 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Thursday, 22nd of August 2019
31°C (87 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Friday, 23rd of August 2019
30°C (86 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast 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.
Mongar District is one of the 20 dzongkhags (districts) comprising Bhutan. Mongar is the fastest-developing dzongkhag in eastern Bhutan. A regional hospital has been constructed and the region is bustling with many economic activities. Mongar is noted for its lemon grass, a plant that can be used to produce an essential oil. It also has a hydro power plant on the Kuri Chhu river.
Khoma is a settlement in the north of Bhutan. It is located in Lhuntse District.
Lingmethang is a settlement in the eastern Bhutan. It is located in Mongar District, to the west of Mongar and close to the village of Gyalpozhing. It is green and very beautiful valley.
2009 Bhutan earthquake
The 2009 Bhutan earthquake was a 6.1 magnitude earthquake that occurred at 14:53 local time, 08:53 UTC, on September 21, 2009 in the eastern region of Bhutan. The epicenter was situated at 180 kilometres east of the capital Thimphu, in Mongar District. However, Bangladesh and India also felt it, with buildings in Guwahati, Assam, cracking up. The tremors were felt as far as Tibet. At least eleven people are reported to have been killed—seven in Bhutan, four in India.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Mongar.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mongar Dzong, Mongar, Монгар