in Trashigang Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.383 and 91.867 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 22' 59" and E 91° 52' 0"
- 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: 06:09 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:24 am and 6:28 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Sakteng
Sakteng in Trashigang Dzongkhag is a town located in Bhutan about 137 mi (or 220 km) east of Thimphu, the country's capital town.
Time in Sakteng is now 06:09 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Sakteng. The closest is airport we know is Tezpur Airport in India in a distance of 73 mi (or 118 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 69 mi (or 111 km).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Trashigang, Trashi Yangtse, Xoixar, Pemagatshel and Mongar. 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: 32°C / 90 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 80 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||12%|
|Air Pressure||1005.7 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 11% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Monday, 19th of August 2019
32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Tuesday, 20th of August 2019
31°C (88 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
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.
Merak is a settlement in the far east of Bhutan. It is located in Trashigang District. Merak is located under Sakteng Dungkhag, which falls under Trashigang District. The community is predominated by unique race well known as Brokpas " Highlanders". The place is two days walk from the road point till 2012; however, with the support of the government the place is linked with farm road till Phungshingmang.
Phongme is a settlement in the far east of Bhutan. It is located in Trashigang District.
Sakteng is a town in Trashigang District in far eastern Bhutan. The nearby Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is named after it.
Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary
Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located mostly in Trashigang District and just crossing the border into Samdrup Jongkhar District, Bhutan. It is one of the country's protected areas.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Sakteng.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sakdon, Sakden, Sakteng