Bhutan is situated in the southern slopes and foot-hills of the eastern Himalayas. The kingdom is landlocked and located between the two great Asian nations of China and India.
Major cities and towns are Jakar, Mongar, Paro, Phuentsholing, Punakha, Samdrup Jongkhar, Thimphu (the largest city and capital of Bhutan), Trashigang and Trongsa.
Districts and Blocks
The kingdom is divided into four administrative divisions (dzongdey). Each zone is further divided into districts (dzongkhag). There are twenty districts. Large districts (dzongkhags) are further divided into sub-districts known as dungkhag. At the root level, groups of villages form a constituency blocks ( gewog) and are administered by a gup, an elected people representative.
Districts (Dzongkhags) of Bhutan
- Chhukha (Chukha)
- Pemagatsel (Pemagatshel)
- Samdrup Jongkhar
- Samchi (Samtse)
- Sarbhang (Sarpang)
- Tashigang (Trashigang)
- Tongsa (Trongsa)
- Chirang (Tsirang)
- Wangdi Phodrang (Wangdue Phodrang)
- Shemgang (Zhemgang)