Mongar
in Mongar Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
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:
Dzongkha
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
References
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Discover Mongar

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 Humidity 78%
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

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.

Located at 27.1667, 91.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Bhutan, Mongar District

Khoma, Bhutan

Khoma is a settlement in the north of Bhutan. It is located in Lhuntse District.

Located at 27.44, 91.17 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan

Lingmethang

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.

Located at 27.264, 91.153 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan, Mongar District

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.

Located at 27.346, 91.412 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2009 earthquakes, 2009 in Bhutan, Earthquakes in Bhutan


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mongar Dzong, Mongar, Монгар