Paro Populated2
in Paro Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.386 and 89.427 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 23' 10" and E 89° 25' 38"
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: 05:30 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:50 am and 6:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Delve into Paro Populated2

Paro Populated2 in Paro Dzongkhag is a city located in Bhutan about 14 mi (or 23 km) south-west of Thimphu, the country's capital town.

Current time in Paro Populated2 is now 05:30 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Paro Populated2. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. 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 109 mi (or 175 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Paro, Ha, Thimphu, Lungtenzampa and Tsimasham. 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: 13°C / 55 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 1011.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

16°C (61 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 22nd of September 2019

10°C (50 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

16°C (60 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Riverfront Le Meridien Paro

1,2 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

COMO Uma Paro Bhutan

3,3 mi
00000 Paro

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Paro International Airport

Published: January 19, 2008
Length: 27:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Anders Eriksson

Landing at Paro International Airport.

Drukair take-off from Paro

Published: November 24, 2009
Length: 08:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: greenteavideo

Blogged: Filmed from the look-out point to the west (I think?) of the airport. That is not me talking in the background but...

Paro Bhutan Take off

Published: September 05, 2008
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Drukyulgoods

Cockpit video taken aboard a DrukAir Airbus 319 on a flight from Paro, Bhutan to Katmandu, Nepal.

Trip to Bhutan Day 1

Published: February 27, 2014
Length: 53:26 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Bruno cipriani

Bangkok - Kolkata India - Paro Bhutan, airport, National Museum, Paro Fortress, With our Guides in Bhutan Mr.Tandin & Mr.Nado.

Near crash at Paro, the world's most dangerous airport

Published: October 12, 2011
Length: 01:02 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Roy van Arem

Paro is one of the most dangerous airports in the world. The pilot had to turn the plane hard to avoid crashing into the mountains. Very scary indeed.

Tiger's Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang)

Published: September 10, 2011
Length: 31:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: littlebhutan

Tiger's Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang) - Taktsang is one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan. It is situated on a vertical cliff at 3000m north...

Landings at Paro, Buthan

Published: July 05, 2011
Length: 46:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: clidey71

Landing attempts in FS2004 with CaptainSim707 and iFly 736 at Paro, Buthan.

One of the World's Most Challenging Airports - Paro, Bhutan

Published: January 21, 2015
Length: 36:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aloke K. Bose

Paro, the only International Airport in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, is one of the World's Most Challenging, because of it being located deep in a valley 7332 feet (2235 m) above mean...

Drukair A319 Approaching PARO airport RWY33, Bhutan VQPR

Published: December 25, 2010
Length: 53:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: bokukeisuke

In cross wind condition. It's difficult for me !!

Landing in Paro (Bhutan) from Bangkok

Published: November 05, 2013
Length: 20:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mario Scrittore Biondi

Italian writer Mario Biondi shows a few minutes (the landing) of his flight Bangkok - Paro (Bhutan) on October 17.

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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.

Paro District

Paro District is the name of a district, valley, river and town (population 20,000) in Bhutan. It is one of the most historic valleys in Bhutan. Both trade goods and invading Tibetans came over the pass at the head of the valley, giving Paro the closest cultural connection with Tibet of any Bhutanese district. The dominant language in Paro is Dzongkha, the national language.

Located at 27.5, 89.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Bhutan, Paro District

Kyichu Lhakhang

Kyichu Lhakhang, (also known as Kyerchu Temple or Lho Kyerchu) is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lamgong Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan.

Located at 27.4411, 89.3756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan. The necessary infrastructure was created to house some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues and paintings.

Located at 27.4287, 89.4256 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1968, Museums in Bhutan, National museums, 1968 in Bhutan

Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang

Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang [zlum brtshegs lha khang] is a Buddhist temple in western Bhutan. The temple is notable as it is in the form of a chorten, very rare in Bhutan. It is located on the edge of a hill between the Paro valley and the Dopchari valley, across the bridge from Paro. The Buddhist iconography depicted in the Chorten is considered a unique repository of the Drukpa Kagyu school.

Located at 27.435, 89.4136 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, 1430s architecture, 1421 in Bhutan, 1433 in Bhutan, 1841 in Bhutan

Paro Chhu

The Paro Chhu is a river of western Bhutan. It is a tributary of the Wong Chhu, which is known as the Raidak in its lower reaches.

Located at 27.3167, 89.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Bhutan

Ha Chhu

The Ha Chhu (also spelled Haa Chhu) is a river in west-central Bhutan, it is a tributary of the Raidak River (Wong Chhu).

Located at 27.2333, 89.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Bhutan

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