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Mongar Destination Guide

Delve into Mongar in Bhutan!

Mongar in the region of Mongar with it's 2,969 residents is a city in Bhutan - some 99 mi (or 159 km) East of Thimphu, the country's capital.

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Current time in Mongar is now 06:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Thimphu" with an UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Trongsa, Tongla Kenga, Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse or Gyepozhing. While being here, make sure to check out Thebong and Mongar as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Interesting facts about this location


Lingmethang is a settlement in the eastern Bhutan. It is located in Mongar District, to the west of Mongar and close to the village of Gyalpozhing. It is green and very beautiful valley.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.27, 91.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Mongar District, Populated places in Bhutan

Mongar District

Mongar District is one of the 20 dzongkhags (districts) comprising Bhutan. Mongar is the fastest-developing dzongkhag in eastern Bhutan. A regional hospital has been constructed and the region is bustling with many economic activities. Mongar is noted for its lemon grass, a plant that can be used to produce an essential oil. It also has a hydro power plant on the Kuri Chhu river.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.27, 91.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Bhutan, Mongar District

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.

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Located at 27.27, 91.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:2009 earthquakes, 2009 in Bhutan, Earthquakes in Bhutan

Khoma, Bhutan

Khoma is a settlement in the north of Bhutan. It is located in Lhuntse District.

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Located at 27.27, 91.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Bhutan