Trashigang
in Trashigang Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
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:
Dzongkha
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:48 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:29 am and 6:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
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Discover Trashigang

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 07:48 AM (Monday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 89 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed with 2 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 30% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

33°C (91 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Wednesday, 28th of August 2019

34°C (93 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Thursday, 29th of August 2019

35°C (95 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Trashigang, Bhutan

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 06:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Henk Sebregts

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)

Published: August 29, 2013
Length: 59:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rajeev Kumar Mondal

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

Published: February 15, 2013
Length: 12:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: redlanternjourneys

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

Published: April 10, 2013
Length: 03:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mario Scrittore Biondi

At the end of the dances the Atsaras (Jesters) tease the public, asking for donations to the Temple.


Tshechu Tashigang - Bhutan - December 2008

Published: May 09, 2009
Length: 13:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: dmjcosnard


Tsechu of Paro Part 1

Published: April 14, 2013
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mario Scrittore Biondi

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

Trashigang District is Bhutan's easternmost dzongkhag (district).

Located at 27.25, 91.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Bhutan, Trashigang District

Trashigang

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.

Located at 27.3333, 91.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan

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.

Located at 27.346, 91.412 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2009 earthquakes, 2009 in Bhutan, Earthquakes in Bhutan

Yongphulla Airport

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.

Located at 27.2564, 91.5144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Bhutan, Trashigang District


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tashi Gang Dzong, Benkar, Trashigang, Tashigang, YON