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: 08:46 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:16 am and 7:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bhutan in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Bhutan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bhutan. Last Update: 2020-07-10 07:22:48

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 08:46 AM (Saturday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 86%
Air Pressure 1002 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

29°C (85 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

25°C (77 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Very heavy rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

28°C (82 °F)
26°C (78 °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
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Hindu Temple in Samtse Bhutan || 360° View

Published: May 15, 2018
Length: 17:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mr Jayanta

This Shivalaya Mandir is the first Hindu temple in Bhutan that is in devotion to Lord Shiva. These temple not only provides a house of prayers and devotion for ...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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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