in Jalpāiguri of West Bengal, India

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.848 and 89.376 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 50' 51" and E 89° 22' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - INR
Spoken languages:
English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:19 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:46 am and 6:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to India.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-07-10 07:22:48

Explore Jaigaon

Jaigaon in Jalpāiguri (West Bengal) with it's 158,664 inhabitants is located in India about 753 mi (or 1,212 km) east of New Delhi, the country's capital.

Local time in Jaigaon is now 07:19 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Jaigaon. The closest airport in India is Cooch Behar Airport in a distance of 36 mi (or 58 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in a distance of 102 mi (or 165 km), East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Samtse, Tsimasham, Ha, Daga and Paro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 86%
Air Pressure 1002 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

29°C (85 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

25°C (77 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Very heavy rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

28°C (82 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Dainty Bhutan Tours & Travels

Published: September 19, 2014
Length: 00:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ugyen Zangmo

Dainty Bhutan Tours & Travels.

Word of God by Ps.Purna Subba

Published: September 07, 2014
Length: 07:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Purna Subba

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At Phuentsholing long back

Published: October 04, 2013
Length: 01:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Vivek Singh

Phuentsholing is a border town in southern Bhutan, and is the administrative seat of Chukha District. The town occupies parts of both Phuentsholing Gewog and Sampheling Gewog.

Driving through the Indian and Bhutan border.

Published: October 17, 2011
Length: 15:02 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: BestOfAsiaOverland

Best Of Asia Overland crosses the border at Jaigaon in India into Phuentsholing in Bhutan. Such bliss entering Bhutan after being in the chaos of India.

jaigaon deusi group 2014

Published: March 07, 2015
Length: 31:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vishal thapa

the group consist of nehal,suraj,pratik,me(vishal),anmol,ajit,kajol,subhadra,priya,srijana,esabella..

Trip To Phuentshuling Bhutan||2018||

Published: September 25, 2018
Length: 40:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: sovit Hang Limbu

Short trip to Bhutan and get together with my bhutanese friend. It was a amazing trip. Made video with my phone.

Bhutan Majestic Travel - The First Sermon of Lord Buddha 16th July 2018

Published: July 16, 2018
Length: 15:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bhutan Majestic Travel

Travel at Bhutan.. Mahakaldham. With JGV Ridrs..

Published: February 24, 2018
Length: 01:18 min
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Author: King Ap

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Kharpandi Temple//Tashi Market//Bhutan Trip Part-2

Published: February 14, 2018
Length: 05:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SR Photography

SR Photography.

After entering Bhutan gate right side permit office, cheapest foreign trip for Indian.

Published: November 29, 2017
Length: 43:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: happy journey with maushami das

Indian can enter Bhutan by following side process of filling permit form with hotel details. No requirements of any agents. Indian currency is happily accepted ...

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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.


Phuentsholing is a border town in southern Bhutan, and is the administrative seat of Chukha District. The town occupies parts of both Phuentsholing Gewog and Sampheling Gewog. Phuentsholing lies opposite the Indian town of Jaigaon, and cross-border trade has resulted in a thriving local economy. For example, the town serves as headquarters for the Bank of Bhutan. In 2005, Phuentsholing had a population of 20,537.

Located at 26.85, 89.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bhutan, Bhutan–India border crossings, Chukha District


Jaigaon is a small town in Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal, near the Bhutan border. The town lies at the gateway to Bhutan – Phuentsholing, and is thus a very thriving place of trade. The main source of income for the vast majority of people here is through the Bhutanese citizens that come down to Jaigaon in order to buy their monthly and weekly ration. The main entrance to Bhutan is through Jaigaon.

Located at 26.83, 89.38 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in Jalpaiguri district, Bhutan–India border crossings

Shri Hanuman Mandir Dharamshala School

Shri Hanuman Mandir Dharamshala, known as SHMD School, is an English medium, co-educational private higher secondary school in Jaigaon, a town in West Bengal sharing its border with the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. SHMD School is established, owned and managed by the SHMD Trust of Jaigaon. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education in Delhi. The Principal is Mr. P. G. Thomas, and the school's motto is "Lighted to Shine".

Located at 26.83, 89.38 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in West Bengal