Dzongkhag


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Dzongkhag

In Bhutan, a political subdivision equivalent to a province.
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The palace is situated in the geographical and historical heart of the country, a kilometre to the northeast of Jakar Dzong in the dzongkhag (district) of Bumthang, on the banks of the Chamkhar chu (river), at a place formerly known as Samkhar (27[degrees]33'n, 90[degrees]44'e, altitude 2,600 m).
Administratively, Bhutan is divided into 20 main divisions (districts) called Dzongkhag and 197 sub-divisions called Gewogs (blocks).
The King and Crown Prince conducted consultations on the constitution in all 20 dzongkhag (districts) in 2005 and 2006.
The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGOB) recognizes the potential of decentralized structures -- dzongkhag (district), gewog (block), chiwog (village) -- to perform key roles in achieving sustainable and inclusive economic growth, where economic benefits are enjoyed equitably by all citizens women and men and in reducing poverty levels, especially in rural areas.
The Dagachhu Project is 126 MW (2X63 MW) run of river hydro project located in Dagana Dzongkhag, Bhutan.
Description : Sakten is one of the remote geog in the Trashigang Dzongkhag which is almost three days walk (official) from the road points and the altitude ranges from 1700 to 3000masl.
Description : Thonrong is one of the remotest villages of Phongmey geog under Trashigang Dzongkhag.
Description : Nimshong village under Korphu Gewog of Trongsa Dzongkhag is considered as one of the most vulnerable and poorest communities in the District.
km and is located North of Shongphu, North-East of Samkhar, North-West of Radhi, West of Phongmey and East of Bartsham and has border with Yalang Geog of Trashi Yangtse Dzongkhag.
Project Description: Toedsang village under Barshong Geog is one of the remote village under Tsirang dzongkhag.
Project Description: Soe Gewog is one of the remote Gewogs under Thimphu Dzongkhag located in northwest of the country.
Project Description: Shedrup Chokhorling Anim Shedra is located at Tsamang Gewog in Mongar Dzongkhag.