Bhutan - Cities and Towns

Cities and Towns

  • Thimphu, the largest city and capital of Bhutan.
  • Damphu, the administrative headquarters of Tsirang District.
  • Jakar, the administrative headquarters of Bumthang District and the place where Buddhism entered Bhutan.
  • Mongar, the eastern commercial hub of the country.
  • Paro, site of the international airport.
  • Phuentsholing, Bhutan's commercial hub.
  • Punakha, the old capital.
  • Samdrup Jongkhar The south eastern town on the border with India.
  • Trashigang, administrative headquarters of Trashigang District the most populous district in the country.
  • Trongsa, in central Bhutan which has the largest and the most magnificent of all the dzongs in Bhutan.


Largest cities or towns of Bhutan
http://www.geonames.org/BT/largest-cities-in-bhutan.html
Rank City name District Pop.

Thimphu


Phuntsholing

1 Thimphu Thimphu 62,500
Punakha

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Samdrup Jongkhar

2 Phuntsholing Chukha 60,400
3 Punakha Punakha 21,500
4 Samdrup Jongkhar Samdrup Jongkhar 13,800
5 Geylegphug Sarpang 6,700
6 Paro Paro 4,400
7 Trashigang Trashigang 4,400
8 Wangdue Phodrang Wangdue Phodrang 3,300
9 Taga Dzong Dagana 3,100
10 Trongsa Trongsa 2,300

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