Lungtenzampa
in Thimphu Dzongkhag, Bhutan

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.468 and 89.644 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 28' 5" and E 89° 38' 39"
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: 03:19 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:21 am and 5:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Lungtenzampa

Lungtenzampa in Thimphu Dzongkhag is a city in Bhutan a little north-east of Thimphu, the country's capital city.

Local time in Lungtenzampa is now 03:19 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Lungtenzampa. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), West. 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 100 mi (or 160 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Thimphu, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha and Ha. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 51%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 14th of November 2019

14°C (58 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 15th of November 2019

15°C (58 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 16th of November 2019

15°C (58 °F)
4°C (38 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Taj Tashi

Address
0,6 mi
SAMTEN LAM,CHUBACHU PO BOX 524
975 Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

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


Le Meridien Thimphu

Address
0,4 mi
Chorten Lam P.O. Box 01286
01286 Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

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


Ramada Valley Thimphu

Address
1,3 mi
P.O. Box 1851, Lungtenphu Thimphu
11001 Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Osel

Address
0,3 mi
Phendey lam
11001 Chang,Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Thimphu Street and Traffic Video

Published: March 23, 2007
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Published: May 20, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
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One of the most extraordinary and unique features of Thimphu: its human traffic light, which was restored after having briefly introduced an actual stop light some years before!


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Length: 53:14 min
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Spinning Large Prayer Wheels in Thimphu, Capital of Bhutan

Published: February 14, 2014
Length: 03:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Length: 54:39 min
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Prayer Wheels in Thimphu

Published: January 31, 2010
Length: 27:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Turning of the prayer wheels in central Thimphu. A mix of the traditional and the new.


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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.

Thimphu

Thimphu, also spelled Thimpu, is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan and the surrounding valley is one of Bhutan's dzongkhags, the Thimphu District. The city became the capital of Bhutan in 1961. As of 2005 it had a population of 79,185, with 98,676 people living in the entire Thimphu district.

Located at 27.4667, 89.6417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Thimphu, Populated places in Bhutan, Capitals in Asia

Changlimithang Stadium

Changlimithang Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan, which serves as the National Stadium. It is currently used mostly for football and archery matches. The stadium holds 25,000. Changlimithang stadium was also the venue of Bhutan's first open theatrical production, which was A Tale of Two Cities.

Located at 27.4714, 89.6411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Bhutan, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums

National Library of Bhutan

The National Library of Bhutan (NLB), Thimphu, Bhutan was established in 1967 for the purpose of "preservation and promotion of the rich cultural and religious heritage" of Bhutan. It is located in the Kawajangtsa area of Thimphu, above the Royal Thimphu Golf Course, near the Bhutan Folk Heritage Museum and The National Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Arts and Crafts).

Located at 27.4833, 89.6322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Libraries established in 1967, Library buildings completed in 1984, National libraries, Bhutanese culture, Thimphu, 1967 establishments in Bhutan

Royal Bhutan Police

The Royal Bhutan Police is responsible for maintaining law and order and prevention of crime in Bhutan. It was formed on 1 September 1965 with 555 personnel reassigned from the Royal Bhutan Army. It was then called the "Bhutan Frontier Guards. " Its independent statutory basis was first codified with the Royal Bhutan Police Act of 1980. This framework was repealed and replaced in its entirety by the Royal Bhutan Police Act of 2009.

Located at 27.4652, 89.6404 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Bhutan, 1965 establishments, Gendarmerie, National Central Bureaus of Interpol, Law enforcement in Bhutan

Royal Institute of Health Sciences (Bhutan)

The Royal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS) is one of two main medical education centers in Bhutan, the other being the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services. The RIHS was established in Thimphu in 1974 as a member college of the Royal University of Bhutan, and is associated with the National Referral Hospital. The RIHS offers diploma and certificate programmes for nurses, medical technicians and other primary health care workers.

Located at 27.4647, 89.6372 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Bhutan, Schools of medicine, 1974 in Bhutan

National Referral Hospital (Thimphu)

The National Referral Hospital (full name Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital) is the main hospital in Bhutan, located in the capitol, Thimphu. Since it was established in 1972, the hospital has been supplying free basic medical treatment as well as advanced surgeries and emergency services to citizens from all over the country. It provides the most sophisticated health evaluation and management services in the country.

Located at 27.4647, 89.6372 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Bhutan, Hospitals established in 1972, 1972 in Bhutan

Institute of Traditional Medicine Services (Bhutan)

The Institute of Traditional Medicine Services is based in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, located on a hilltop above the Traditional Arts Center and the National Library. The Institute supplies traditional medicines and medical services, trains doctors, and conducts research on traditional medicinal plants to identify the ingredients and develop new products. The Institute has a library dating back to around 1616, when Tibetan Buddhism was introduced to Bhutan.

Located at 27.4825, 89.6322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Bhutan, 1968 in Bhutan, 1616 in Bhutan, Museums in Bhutan

Bhutan Postal Corporation

Bhutan Postal Corporation Ltd. , or Bhutan Post, is the company in Bhutan responsible for the operation of the postal system.

Located at 27.4738, 89.6387 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Postal system of Bhutan, Postal organisations, Philately of Bhutan

Dzongkha Development Commission

The Dzongkha Development Commission (རྫོང་ཁ་གོང་འཕེལ་ལྷན་ཚོགས), also called the DDC, is the pre-eminent body on matters pertaining to the Dzongkha language. The DDC was officially established in 1986 by Jigme Singye Wangchuk, the fourth king of Bhutan, to preserve and promote the use of Dzongkha as the national language of Bhutan. The DDC offices are now located in the Kawajangtsa area of Thimphu, close to the National Library of Bhutan and the Ministry of Education.

Located at 27.4833, 89.6322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dzongkha language, Government commissions of Bhutan, Language regulators

Royal Academy of Performing Arts

The Royal Academy of Performing Arts (RAPA) is a Bhutanese government body within the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, Department of Culture, that supports the preservation of traditional Bhutanese culture. It was founded in 1954 under the initiative of the Third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. In 1967, it was institutionalised as an academy and the Royal Dance troupe was its creation. The Academy is located in Thimphu, along Chhophel Lam.

Located at 27.48, 89.64 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bhutanese culture

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