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  Thimphu, Bhutan, Pictures
Thimphu, town, capital of Bhutan, in the western part of the country, in a high valley of the Himalayas.
Thimphu is connected to other parts of the country and to India, on the south, by a highway system.
Formerly the winter capital (Punakha was the summer capital), Thimphu was made the permanent seat of government in 1962.
www.greatestcities.com /Asia/Bhutan/Thimphu_town_state_capital.html   (138 words)

  
  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Thimphu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thimphu (ཐིམ་ཕུ་) is the capital of Bhutan, and also the name of the surrounding valley and dzongkhag.
Thimphu is located at 27°28' North, 89°40' East (27.4667, 89.667).
Thimphu is the only national capital that does not have traffic lights.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Thimphu   (298 words)

  
 Thimphu travel guide - Wikitravel
Thimphu (population 80,000) is the capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Although the Thimphu valley has supported small settlements for many centuries and a dzong has existed there since 1216, the city didn't really develop until the king declared Thimphu the new capital in 1961.
Constructed in the 15th century, this is one of the oldest temples in the Thimphu Valley, and is dedicated to Avalokiteshvara, the Buddhist emanation of compassion.
www.wikitravel.org /en/Thimphu   (1588 words)

  
 Current local time in Thimphu - Bhutan
When can I call/have a meeting with someone in Thimphu?
4 pm in Thimphu, what time is it elsewhere?
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 Bhutan Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Winter is a good time for touring in western Bhutan, bird watching in the subtropical jungles in the south, and white water rafting.
From December to February the road from Thimphu to Bumthang and the east may be closed because of snow for several days at a time.
In recent years overcrowding has become an issue during the major tsechus (Buddhist festivals) at Thimphu and Paro, which coincide with the best seasons.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/bhutan   (393 words)

  
 Thimphu, Bhutan current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
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