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Location of Bhutan
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.
topography Topography map of the Kingdom
The Indian State of Sikkim is located in the West, West Bengal in the South, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in the East; the Tibet region of China is located in the North.

Major cities and towns are Jakar, Mongar, Paro, Phuentsholing, Punakha, Samdrup Jongkhar, Thimphu (the largest city and capital of Bhutan), Trashigang and Trongsa.

Major towns in Bhutan
Map of major towns (enlarge)

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.

Bhutan districts Dzongkhags (districts) (enlarge)

Districts (Dzongkhags) of Bhutan
  1. Bumthang
  2. Chhukha (Chukha)
  3. Dagana
  4. Gasa
  5. Haa
  6. Lhuntse
  7. Mongar
  8. Paro
  9. Pemagatsel (Pemagatshel)
  10. Punakha
  11. Samdrup Jongkhar
  12. Samchi (Samtse)
  13. Sarbhang (Sarpang)
  14. Thimphu
  15. Tashigang (Trashigang)
  16. Trashiyangtse
  17. Tongsa (Trongsa)
  18. Chirang (Tsirang)
  19. Wangdi Phodrang (Wangdue Phodrang)
  20. Shemgang (Zhemgang)

resource : CIA - The world Factbook -Bhutan , Captain Blood, wikipedia


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