in Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 87 mi)
- 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:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:54 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:49 am and 5:55 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 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 03:54 PM (Tuesday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 60 °F
|Morning Temperature||6°C / 43 °F|
|Evening Temperature||9°C / 49 °F|
|Night Temperature||8°C / 47 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1017.5 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 25th of September 2019
15°C (58 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 26th of September 2019
17°C (63 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 27th of September 2019
18°C (64 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
BHUTAN FESTIVAL : Wangdi Phodrang Tsechu : 2008
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
Des moinillons récitent leurs mantras...
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)
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...
White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis)
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...
FLIGHT TO PARO, BHUTAN
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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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.
Punakha is the administrative centre of Punakha dzongkhag, one of the 20 districts of Bhutan. Punakha was the capital of Bhutan and the seat of government until 1955, when the capital was moved to Thimphu. It is about 72 km away from Thimphu and it takes about 3 hours by car from the capital Thimphu. Unlike Thimphu it is quite warm in winter and hot in summer.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Wangdue Phodrang.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Wangdü Phodrang, Du Phodrang, Wangdiphodrang, Wangdue Phodrang, Wangdu Phodrang