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Tala Destination Guide

Discover Tala in Bhutan

Tala in the region of Bhutan (general) is a place located in Bhutan - some 42 mi or ( 67 km ) South of Thimphu , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Tala

Local time in Tala is now 01:40 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Thimphu " with a UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Rangpur, Dhaka, Trongsa, Thimphu, and Paro. When in this area, you might want to check out Rangpur . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Tala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Thimphu Phuentsholing Road in fog

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Thimphu Phuentsholing Road in fog, April, 2008 ..

The road to Thimphu in Bhutan

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The road from Phuentsholing to Thimphu in Bhutan ..

Darjeeling Zoo animals

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Darjeeling Zoo was quite pleasant, compared to some of the sordid ones that can be found in places like India. ..

Bhutan Overland

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Tough road and breathtaking scenery in Bhutan with Best Of Asia Overland ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Buxa Fort

Buxa Fort, {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:26|45|17.86|N|89|34|49.04|E|region:BT | |name= }} is located at an altitude of 867 metres in the Buxa Tiger Reserve, Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal. It is located 30 kilometres from Alipurduar, the nearest town. According to Sailen Debnath, Buxa is one of the earliest forts in Eastern India.

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Located at 26.75 89.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Forts in West Bengal, Jalpaiguri district, Museums in West Bengal

Chukha District

Chukha District is one of the 20 dzongkhag (districts) comprising Bhutan. The major town is Phuentsholing which is the gateway city along the sole road which connects India to western Bhutan. Chukha is the commercial and the financial capital of Bhutan. With Bhutan's oldest hydropower plant, Chukha hydel (completed in 1986-88), and Tala Hydroelectricity Project, the country's largest power plant, Chukha is the dzongkhag which contributes the most to the GDP of the country.

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Located at 27.00 89.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Chukha District, Districts of Bhutan


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.

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Located at 26.85 89.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Bhutan–India border crossings, Chukha District, Populated places in Bhutan


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.

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Located at 26.83 89.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Bhutan–India border crossings, Cities and towns in Jalpaiguri district

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".

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Located at 26.83 89.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Schools in West Bengal