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Searchable Map and Satellite View of Thimphu using Google Earth Data

Emblem of BhutanSatellite view is showing Thimphu, the national capital and largest population center of Bhutan, a small landlocked Kingdom on the southern slopes of the eastern Himalayas. The country was for a long time isolated from the outside world. Tourism in Bhutan began not until 1974.

Thimphu lies in the west central part of the country at an elevation of 2,320 m above sea level, in the thinly forested Wang Chuu valley. The Wang Chhu river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra runs through the city.

The city became the capital of the nation in 1955, when the residence of Bhutan's King was moved from Punakha, the old capital, about 70 km away from Thimphu.

and has a population of about 80,000 inhabitants. Spoken language is Dzongkha, the national language.

The map shows a city map of Thimphu with main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Paro Airport (IATA code: PBH) in Paro District, 47 km (30 mi) by road southwest of the city.

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Tashichoe Dzong, the 17th-century fortified Buddhist monastery is located on the northern edge of Thimbu, it has been the seat of Bhutan's government since 1952.
Image: Christopher J. Fynn
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Local Time Thimphu:
Monday-January-24  13:21  
BTT - Bhutan Time: UTC/GMT +6 hours
(WGS 84): 27°28′00″N 89°38′30″E
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite view of the City of Thimphu, Bhutan.
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