Wangdue Phodrang
in Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.486 and 89.899 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 29' 10" and E 89° 53' 56"
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: 12:20 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:38 am and 5:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
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Delve into Wangdue Phodrang

Wangdue Phodrang in Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag with it's 7,507 habitants is located in Bhutan about 16 mi (or 25 km) east of Thimphu, the country's capital town.

Current time in Wangdue Phodrang is now 12:20 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Wangdue Phodrang. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 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 87 mi (or 140 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Punakha, Lungtenzampa, Thimphu, Daga and Gasa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 48 °F

Morning Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Evening Temperature -2°C / 28 °F
Night Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 35%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 10th of December 2019

7°C (44 °F)
-2°C (28 °F)
Light snow, light breeze, few clouds.

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

4°C (40 °F)
-4°C (25 °F)
Light snow, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 12th of December 2019

4°C (39 °F)
-4°C (25 °F)
Light snow, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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BHUTAN FESTIVAL : Wangdi Phodrang Tsechu : 2008

Published: November 06, 2008
Length: 28:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: jshirakawa

bhutan festival 西部ブータン、ワンデュポタンゾンのツェチュ。早朝に大仏画トンドルが上がっていく。


Classe de moinillons - Little monks's classroom - Chimi Lhakhang (Temple de Chime) - Bhoutan

Published: August 12, 2011
Length: 08:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: yeap31

Des moinillons récitent leurs mantras...


R1200GS To Punakha

Published: June 12, 2009
Length: 21:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bufara7

On the road to Punakha, www.ospkw.blogspot.com.


Bhutan - Punakha Valley, path leading to the Temple of the Divine Madman

Published: October 10, 2013
Length: 17:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: wanderchica


Punakha Dzong

Published: October 21, 2011
Length: 29:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: BestOfAsiaOverland

Entering Punakha Dzong, winter seat of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot) and ancient capital of Bhutan.


River Rafting in Bhutan - Rivers Pho Chu (father) & Mo Chu (mother)

Published: January 19, 2015
Length: 31:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Aloke K. Bose

The Pho Chu (father) and Mo Chu (mother) rivers in the Punakha–Wangdue valley in Bhutan offers River Rafting opportunities. The Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers after the confluence is known as...


Monastery Prayer Wheels

Published: October 21, 2011
Length: 27:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: BestOfAsiaOverland

Monastery Visit.


White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis)

Published: January 31, 2011
Length: 08:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: RSPN Bhutan

The Royal Society of Protection of Nature has been involved in the White-bellied Heron conservation project since 2003. As a critically endangered species in the world, it is very important...


Oriental Magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) in the College of Natural Resources, Punakha

Published: March 31, 2015
Length: 54:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Phuen Tsho


FLIGHT TO PARO, BHUTAN

Published: October 30, 2014
Length: 06:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Virinderkumar Vaid

Bhutan has only one international airport and allows no foreign airline to land there. Only Druk air and Bhutan air are operating from and to Paro. The flight gives excellent views of the Himalayan...


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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Wangdü Phodrang, Du Phodrang, Wangdiphodrang, Wangdue Phodrang, Wangdu Phodrang