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Thimphu Destination Guide

Explore Thimphu in Bhutan

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

Interactive map of Thimphu

Current time in Thimphu is now 01:55 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Thimphu " with a 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, and Gasila. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Dhaka . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Thimphu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Thimphu Street and Traffic Video

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Thimphu Street and Traffic Video ..

Traditional paper making in Bhutan

3:56 min by Bob Witlox
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Traditional paper making in Thimphu, Bhutan ..


Football match in Thimphu, Bhutan

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Football (soccer) game between Nepal and Indian Armed Forced in Thimphu, Bhutan ..

Wind Horse Bhutan Tours, Treks & travel services

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Views: 5788 Rating: 4.80

Bhutan office of Wind Horse Tours, Treks & Expeditions located in Thimphu Bhutan. A leading outfitter of tours, treks and special interest trips to Bhutan. www.windhorsetours.com ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Thimphu

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.

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Located at 27.47 89.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Capitals in Asia, Populated places in Bhutan, Thimphu

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.

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Located at 27.47 89.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1965 establishments, Gendarmerie, Government of Bhutan, Law enforcement in Bhutan, National Central Bureaus of Interpol

National Referral Hospital (Thimphu)

The National Referral Hospital (full name Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital) is the main hospital in Bhutan, located in the capitol, Thimphu. Since it was established in 1972, the hospital has been supplying free basic medical treatment as well as advanced surgeries and emergency services to citizens from all over the country. It provides the most sophisticated health evaluation and management services in the country.

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Located at 27.46 89.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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Royal Institute of Health Sciences (Bhutan)

The Royal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS) is one of two main medical education centers in Bhutan, the other being the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services. The RIHS was established in Thimphu in 1974 as a member college of the Royal University of Bhutan, and is associated with the National Referral Hospital. The RIHS offers diploma and certificate programmes for nurses, medical technicians and other primary health care workers.

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Located at 27.46 89.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1974 in Bhutan, Schools of medicine, Universities in Bhutan

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.

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Located at 27.47 89.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Bhutan, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Thimphu