in Trashigang Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 53 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.333 and 91.554 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 19' 59" and E 91° 33' 15"
- 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: 03:34 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:54 am and 6:06 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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Trashigang in Trashigang Dzongkhag with it's 872 citizens is a town in Bhutan about 118 mi (or 189 km) east of Thimphu, the country's capital city.
Current time in Trashigang is now 03:34 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports near Trashigang. The closest is airport we know is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in India in a distance of 85 mi (or 136 km). The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 131 mi (or 136 km), South. 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 53 mi (or 85 km).
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Trashi Yangtse, Mongar, Pemagatshel, Lhuentse and Samdrup Jongkhar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Videos from this area
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Video with images of a tsechu festival at Trashigang dzong in the east of Bhutan. The nearby town is perched between high mountains. In the past it was an important junction of eastern trade...
Solo Trans Himalaya Motor-Bike Expedition - 2013. By- Rajeev Kumar Mondal (1st Sample Video)
Solo Trans Himalaya Motor-Bike Expedition - 2013 (1st Sample Video) By:- Rajeev Kumar Mondal Organised By:- Himalayan Nature & Adventure Foundation, Siliguri, West Bengal. Covered:- 3 Country ...
Hand Loom Weaver in Eastern Bhutan
A weaver working on a hand loom near Trashigang, Bhutan. The work is incredibly intricate. It can take her a year and a half to finish a kira (traditional Bhutanese skirt worn by women) and...
Gomkora Tsechu day 3 - 7 Pranks of the Atsaras
At the end of the dances the Atsaras (Jesters) tease the public, asking for donations to the Temple.
Tsechu of Paro Part 1
Italian Writer Mario Biondi shows a few moments of the Tsechu he has visited in Paro (Bhutan) - Part 1 - Tsechu (literally "day ten") are annual religious buthanese festivals held in each district...
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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.
Trashigang District is Bhutan's easternmost dzongkhag (district).
Trashigang, or Tashigang, is a town in eastern Bhutan and the district capital of the Trashigang Dzongkhag (district). The town lies on the east side of the valley above the Drangme Chhu River just south of where it is joined by the Gamri River. Trashigang is the eastern terminus of the Lateral Road, Bhutan's main highway leading to Phuntsholing in the southwest. The population of Trashigang was 2,383 in according to the 2005 census.
2009 Bhutan earthquake
The 2009 Bhutan earthquake was a 6.1 magnitude earthquake that occurred at 14:53 local time, 08:53 UTC, on September 21, 2009 in the eastern region of Bhutan. The epicenter was situated at 180 kilometres east of the capital Thimphu, in Mongar District. However, Bangladesh and India also felt it, with buildings in Guwahati, Assam, cracking up. The tremors were felt as far as Tibet. At least eleven people are reported to have been killed—seven in Bhutan, four in India.
Yongphulla Airport (also spelled Yonphula) is a small domestic airport located near Trashigang, a town in the Trashigang District in Bhutan. It is currently one of only four airports in Bhutan.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Trashigang.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tashi Gang Dzong, Benkar, Trashigang, Tashigang, YON