Dorokha
in Samtse Dzongkhag, Bhutan

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.017 and 89.217 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 1' 0" and E 89° 13' 0"
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: 11:53 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:35 am and 6:38 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Discover Dorokha

Dorokha in Samtse Dzongkhag is a city in Bhutan about 41 mi (or 65 km) south-west of Thimphu, the country's capital city.

Local time in Dorokha is now 11:53 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Dorokha. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Samtse, Tsimasham, Ha, Paro and Xarsingma. 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: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 24%
Air Humidity 88%
Air Pressure 1007.8 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Monday, 19th of August 2019

25°C (77 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

25°C (77 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

25°C (77 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Memory during Teaching Practice Samtse L, S, S

Published: March 23, 2015
Length: 13:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kinzang Dorji

My Teaching Experience...the first day teaching.


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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.

Samtse District

Samtse District is one of the 20 dzongkhags (districts) comprising Bhutan.

Located at 27, 89.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Bhutan, Samtse District

Phuntsholing

Phuentsholing is a border town in southern Bhutan, and is the administrative seat of Chukha District. The town occupies parts of both Phuentsholing Gewog and Sampheling Gewog. Phuentsholing lies opposite the Indian town of Jaigaon, and cross-border trade has resulted in a thriving local economy. For example, the town serves as headquarters for the Bank of Bhutan. In 2005, Phuentsholing had a population of 20,537.

Located at 26.85, 89.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan, Bhutan–India border crossings, Chukha District

Dorokha

Dorokha is a gewog, in the southwest of Bhutan. It is located in Samtse District. The people here speak Nepali and are predominantly Hindus. It is not connected by road to any part of the country. The nearest town, and district head-quarter, is Samtse, about 12 hours walk away. Residents carry their supplies either on their own back or on horse-back. There is a road under construction. It is scheduled to be completed by 2011-12.

Located at 27.0167, 89.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Dorkha, Dorokha