in Samtse Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.899 and 89.100 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 53' 56" and E 89° 5' 58"
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: 10:25 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:20 am and 6:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Explore Samtse

Samtse in Samtse Dzongkhag with it's 5,479 inhabitants is located in Bhutan about 51 mi (or 83 km) south-west of Thimphu, the country's capital.

Local time in Samtse is now 10:25 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Samtse. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 40 mi (or 65 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tsimasham, Ha, Jalpaiguri, Xarsingma and Paro. 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: 23°C / 73 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 88%
Air Pressure 1003.1 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 71% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 19th of July 2019

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 20th of July 2019

26°C (80 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 21st of July 2019

22°C (71 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, 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 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Bhutan, Samtse District


Chengmari is a settlement in the far west of Bhutan. It is located between Samtse and Sibsu in Samtse District, close to the border with India.

Located at 26.9167, 89.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan


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 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Samtse, Samchi