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Thimphu Destination Guide

Explore Thimphu in Bhutan.

Thimphu in the region of Thimphu with it's 98,676 inhabitants is a town in Bhutan and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Thimphu in Bhutan

Current time in Thimphu is now 01:31 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Thimphu" with an UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Trongsa, Daga, Paro, Gasila or Lhasa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Thimphu, Tashi Chho Dzong and Tshalunang. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

8°C / 46 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Night Temperature -6°C / 21 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 645.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Sunday, 26th of March 2017
Light snow, calm, few clouds.
Light snow Day: 7°C (45 °F)
Night: -4°C (24 °F)
Monday, 27th of March 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 8°C (47 °F)
Night: -3°C (27 °F)
Tuesday, 28th of March 2017
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 19°C (66 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)


Buddhist Art craft school in Thimphu Bh...

05:30 min ( November 14, 2008 by Bob Witlox)
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Buddhist Art craft school in Thimphu, Bhutan

Second day of the Thimphu Tsechu Bhutan

07:55 min ( November 14, 2008 by Bob Witlox)
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Thimphu Tsechu in Bhutan

First day of the Thimphu Tsechu Bhutan

05:43 min ( November 14, 2008 by Bob Witlox)
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Thimphu Tsechu in Bhutan

Bhutan Thimphu Gangtey Winter Trek in Wa...

00:50 min ( December 10, 2010 by traveltocare)
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Visit See this package holiday on This short trek offers you a chance to see the black-necked cranes that winter in the Phobjika valley, as well as time to visit some of the highl...

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Interesting facts about this location


Thimphu, also spelled Thimpu, is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan and the surrounding valley is one of Bhutan's dzongkhags, the Thimphu District. The city became the capital of Bhutan in 1961. As of 2005 it had a population of 79,185, with 98,676 people living in the entire Thimphu district.

More reading: Thimphu homepage
Located at 27.47, 89.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Asia, Populated places in Bhutan, Thimphu

Changlimithang Stadium

Changlimithang Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan, which serves as the National Stadium. It is currently used mostly for football and archery matches. The stadium holds 25,000. Changlimithang stadium was also the venue of Bhutan's first open theatrical production, which was A Tale of Two Cities.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.47, 89.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Bhutan, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums

Royal Bhutan Police

The Royal Bhutan Police is responsible for maintaining law and order and prevention of crime in Bhutan. It was formed on 1 September 1965 with 555 personnel reassigned from the Royal Bhutan Army. It was then called the "Bhutan Frontier Guards. " Its independent statutory basis was first codified with the Royal Bhutan Police Act of 1980. This framework was repealed and replaced in its entirety by the Royal Bhutan Police Act of 2009.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.47, 89.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1965 establishments, Gendarmerie, Government of Bhutan, Law enforcement in Bhutan, National Central Bureaus of Interpol

National Library of Bhutan

The National Library of Bhutan (NLB), Thimphu, Bhutan was established in 1967 for the purpose of "preservation and promotion of the rich cultural and religious heritage" of Bhutan. It is located in the Kawajangtsa area of Thimphu, above the Royal Thimphu Golf Course, near the Bhutan Folk Heritage Museum and The National Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Arts and Crafts).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.47, 89.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1967 establishments in Bhutan, Bhutanese culture, Libraries established in 1967, Library buildings completed in 1984, National libraries, Thimphu

Tashichho Dzong

Tashichhoedzong བཀྲ་ཤིས་ཆོས་རྫོང is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimpu in Bhutan, on the western bank of the Wang Chu. It has traditionally been the seat of the Druk Desi (or "Dharma Raja"), the head of Bhutan's civil government, an office which has been combined with the kingship since the creation of the monarchy in 1907, and summer capital of the country.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.47, 89.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Dzongs of Bhutan