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  Trashigang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The inhabitants of Trashigang district are mainly Sharchops, which means "easterner" in Dzongkha, the national language.
Trashigang dzongkhag is also the site of Sherubtse College, the original college within the Royal University of Bhutan system.
This dzong, or fortess, was built in 1659 by the third Druk Desi to defend against Tibetian invaders.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trashigang   (247 words)

 India Travelogue Bhutan Vacations: Trip Planning Bhutan, Bhutan Tours & Travel, India Bhutan Holiday Packages, Booking ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Eastern residents use Trashigang to trade and the town itself is usually a hive of activity - especially around the bus station where buses are frequently leaving for Thimphu and Paro in the West and Samdrup Jonkar and India, only a few hours to the South.
Trashigang is also a melting pot of hill tribe people who come in to the town to trade.
Trashigang Dzong sits on a jagged piece of land jutting out from the town and is the first land- mark that can be seen from the road winding up to Trashigang.
www.trvlwithus.com /Trashigang.htm   (180 words)

 TRASHIGANG (alt. 1,100m)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Seat of the largest and biggest population of Bhutan, the town of Trashigang lies on a narrow relief between Dangme Chhu and Metri Dang Chhu.
Trashigang was in the past a busy center for trade route to Tibet, and today it is an important junction on the east-west highway connecting to southeast region of Samdrup Jongkhar and the Indian States of Assam.
Tibetan are remembered to have cried in agony, "it is not a dzong on the ground, it is in the sky", and on being tormented by thorny spikes of lemon grass seeds and biting insects believed that the plants and animals were also in support of the Drukpas, the Bhutanese.
www.nirvanaexpeditions.com /interest/trashigang.htm   (272 words)

 RAOnline Bhutan - Travelling Bhutan >> Tourist Destinations > Trashigang - Thimphu : From east to west
Trashigang town, the largest urban centre in eastern Bhutan, is quiet and still as the craggy hillsides that tower above it.
Beyond Sherichu, on the border between Mongar and Trashigang the bus groans uphill towards Mongar.
Next to her sits a teenage boy, Tshering from Galing, Trashigang, who is going to work with his uncle at Gayzamchu in Bumthang.
www.raonline.ch /pages/bt/visin/btdest_trashigang01a.html   (1402 words)

 Places of Interest in Bhutan
Trashigang is also used as the market place of the nomadic people of Merak and Sakteng who are known for their exceptionally sharp features and for their costumes which are brightly colored and different from customary Bhutanese clothing.
Yangtse formerly a sub-division of Trashigang, is one of the newest districts.
The road from Trashigang to Samdrup Jongkhar was completed in the early 1960s and enables the eastern half of the country to access the benefit from the trade in the south as well as providing a border crossing to India.
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 Bhutan east snow white treks
TRASHIGANG Dzong: Built in 1659 the Dzong serves as the administrative seat for the district as well as the home of the monk body.
A few kilometers north of Trashigang, Trashiyangtse Dzong is half-hour walk from the main road.
The region is notably famed for its weavers and special textiles and fabrics, generally considered to be the best in the country The Kurtoe region of Lhuntse is also the ancestral home of Royal dynasty.
www.snowwhitetours.com.bt /see_Trashigang.htm   (298 words)

 Bhutan Tours, Tour Bhutan, Places To Visit Bhutan, Mongar & Lheuntse, Trashigang, Tashi Yangtse, Samdrup Jongkhar, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Trashigang lies above the Gumri river and is the largest district in Bhutan.
Trashigang is used as the market place for the hill people from Merak and Sakteng, who are known for their exceptional features and for their costume made of Sheep skin and Yak wool.
Tashi Yangtse was formally a subdivision of Trashigang and is one of the new districts.
www.intertours-nepal.com /bhutan/bhutan-placesvisit3.html   (484 words)

 Non-wood forest products of Bhutan - Natural vegetable dyes; food, fruit species and mushrooms; Gums and waxes; and ...
Haa, Wangdue, Punakha, Trashigang, Mongar, Zhemgang, Trongsa, Chhukha and Pemagatshel
Wangdue, Punakha, Paro, Haa, Chhukha, Mongar, Lhuntshi, Zhemgang, Trashigang, Trashiyangtse and Pemagatshel
Gasa, Thimphu, Trongsa, Bumthang, Wangdue, Trashigang, Haa, Paro, Lhuntse, Trashiyangtse and Mongar
www.fao.org /docrep/x5335e/x5335e09.htm   (1542 words)

 Fire destroys forest, injures woman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The fire that began somewhere between the confluence of the Gamrichu and Gongrichu and the Mukthangkhar village was spreading towards the Bartsham-Bidung gewog border.
According to the Trashigang divisional forest officer (DFO), K B Samal, some 40 villagers from Bartsham gewog and 10 dzongkhag and forest officials were combating the fire.
This, according to the DFO, was because the fire in chirpine forest which starts off as a ground fire spreads to the treetop and jumps to the neighboring treetops causing a 'crown fire'.
www.fire.uni-freiburg.de /media/2006/04/news_20060403_bhu2.htm   (541 words)

 South Asian Media Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
TRASHIGANG: Mongar sharpshooters outdid the Trashigang team and the Drameste team to lift the first Eastern Regional Archery (compound bow) Tournament trophy played in Trashigang on October 8.
Trashigang’s Tashi Chogyel hit 25 kareys (hits) the highest and Tshewang Namgay of the Trashigang team hit three dobjeys (double hits).
The president of the Trashigang archery club, superintendent of police Major Nagphey said the tournament was organised to encourage and revive the spirit of the sport in the east.
www.southasianmedia.net /cnn.cfm?id=243780&category=Sports&Country=BHUTAN   (362 words)

As we approached Trashigang we could see damaged roofs and debris, the aftermath of a cyclone that came through that area earlier that day.
In the center of Trashigang's towns courtyard is a large prayer wheel.
Trashigang is in the lower regions of Bhutan.
www.d-hall.com /bhutan/bhuteast.htm   (1282 words)

 Trashigang, Trashi Yangste, Trashigang information, Trashi Yangste information, Trashigang general information, Trashi ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The largest district of Bhutan Trashigang lies on a narrow relief between Dangme Chhu and Metri Dang Chhu.
Gom Kora:- 24 km from Trashigang, the temple of Gom Kora is set on a small alluvial ground carved by the Dangme Chhu.
Tashi Yangtse:- It was formally a subdivision of Trashigang and is one of the new districts.
www.bhutantravelinfo.com /trashigang.htm   (297 words)

 Himalaya Journey Treks and Expedition : Touristic Area of Bhutan, Samdrup Jangkhar, Trashigang, Lhuentse, Mongar, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Trashigang is one of the most densely populated districts in Bhutan.
After Thimphu, Trashigang is the biggest urban center in mountainous Bhutan.
It is the heart of eastern Bhutan and was once the center of important trade with Tibet.
www.himalayajourneys.com /bhutan/touristic_area.htm   (1190 words)

 Places of interest in Bhutan for Bhutan travellers.
Trashigang is the eastern-most point on the highway.
Eastern residents use Trashigang to trade and the town itself is usually a hive of activity, especially around the bus station where buses are frequently leaving for Thimphu and Paro in the west and Samdrup Jongkhar and India, only a few hours to the southeast.
Trashigang Dzong sits on a jagged piece of land jutting out from the town and is the first landmark that can be seen from the road winding up to Trashigang.
www.bigfoottrek.com /bhutan/bhutan_places_of_interest.htm   (2863 words)

 SARID: Archives
Trashigang : 12 April 2004 - In another few weeks Radhi geog in Trashigang will harvest its first winter crop of potatoes, mustard, wheat and fodder seeds like triticum spelts and oats.
The programme is being scaled up as part of the conflict resolution programme and livestock development programme of the Chongdiri sub-watershed management, the RNRRC Khangma and Trashigang dzongkhag agriculture office, with financial assistance from land use and statistical section (LUSS) under PPD, agriculture ministry.
Potato, mustard wheat and fodder seeds worth Nu 344,296 were provided free of cost to be grown during the winter over an areas of 240 langdos (one langdo is equal to the area a bullock ploughs in a day).
www.sarid.net /archives/2004-april/04apr12-bhutan-grazing-winter-cropping.htm?sid=3947   (590 words)

 Yala Adventure: East West Bhutan tour, Bhutan tour operators, Bhutan tours, Bhutan treks, East Bhutan tour
The Mongar to Trashigang stretch is easier and shorter than the journey from Jakar to Mongar, but it still requires 3½ hours to cover the 92 km between the two towns.
Built in 1659 A.D. it is practically impregnable, protected on three sides by the river and ravines, and from behind by the mountains.
Previously a drungkhag (sub district) of Trashigang, Trashi Yangste became a full-fledged dzongkhag in 1993.
www.yalaadventure.com /bhutan/east_west_bhutan_tour.html   (3306 words)

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A week after health officials in Trashigang declared that the rabies outbreak was under control, 5 children, an adult, and 10 cows were bitten by a rabid dog on the morning of 1 Feb 2006 in Yonphula, Trashigang.
While post-treatment of the 'directly infected' was underway, the community had killed the rabid dog and disposed of it before the livestock officials could take brain samples for investigation.
It was followed by an outbreak in Pam, Trashigang, in April where only one case was reported.
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 Kuenselonline - 12 arrested for “unlawful assembly”   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The arrested, all Trashigang businessmen, except the corporate employee, were part of the group that went to the Bhutan Power Corporation's (BPC) senior manager's house following an electrical short-circuit in the town at around 7:30 pm on April 27.
According to the Trashigang police, who are investigating the case, there was an electrical short-circuit in one of the distribution pillars in front of a restaurant in the lower market of Trashigang town.
The Trashigang town tshogpa told Kuensel that the chimi had accompanied the police superintendent to mediate between the senior manager and the group that had gone to his house.
www.kuenselonline.com /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=6898   (647 words)

 IPDC Projects Database: Detailed Info
The focus of efforts were on operationalising a fully functional CMC in Jakar in central Bhutan as well as establishing the necessary partnerships and foundations for the Trashigang CMC.
Using the successful operationalisation of the Jakar CMC as a model, the establishment of the Trashigang CMC was well underway by the end of January 2004 with the site facility under renovation, equipment being installed and local staff being selected and trained.
As the respective regional bureaux for Eastern and Central Bhutan, the Trashigang and Jakar CMCs cover a large area, gathering news and producing stories for a range of BBS programmes.
www.unesco.org /cgi-bin/webworld/ipdc/cgi/page.cgi?g=Detailed/526.shtml&d=1   (354 words)

 Lingkor. Bhutan tours & tracks. BHUTAN THE JEWEL OF THE HIMALAYA.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Gomkora: 15 miles from Trashigang before arriving Trashiyangtse is a popular pilgrim site where Guru Rinpochey had meditated and subdue the demon that dwelt in the vicinity.
Trashigang is also the market place for people from Merak & Sakten who stroll the town with their unique little yak hair hats and different costumes than the mass Bhutanese.
Places you can visit are Trashigang Dzong, a 17th century fortress standing at the extreme end of the spur, overhanging the Gamri River.
www.lingkor.com /a_places.html   (3712 words)

 Archives-July2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Trashigang dzongkhag administration is studying the damages on houses by the landslides and flood.
Authorities in Trashigang are assessing the extent of damage caused by flash floods in Rangjung area on the 10th of July, Saturday.
The road from Trashigang to Mongar is blocked at the Phakhadrang between Sheri-chu and Yadi and Mongar-Lhuntse is blocked at Rokpashong.
www.bbs.com.bt /Archive2004/Archives-July1.htm   (12404 words)

 Jewel of the East.
In the morning, visit the village of Gompa Karpo, which is four-hour, walk east of the Dzong that are especially renowned for the fine quality of the fabrics they produce.
MONGAR TRASHIGANG (B/L/D) The road from Mongar to Trashigang, the eastern most region, begins through lush forests and ferns passing over the Kori La at 8,000 ft. After about an hours journey you reach the village of Ngatshang, the site of one of the fiefdoms before unification of the nation.
About 30 kilometres onwards lies Trashigang, at 3,775 ft. Trashigang is the center of the biggest and most populated district in the nation.
www.asia-planet.com /bhutan/packagetours/bhutan-jeweleast.htm   (1517 words)

 RAOnline Bhutan: The Rice Bowl of Trashigang
It is a local saying in Trashigang, loosely meaning "Radhi and Phongmey have rice, but there is no rice to feed the children".
Radhi geog, in north Trashigang, is a gentle slope of terraced paddy fields dropping down from Tonglingphu and Phongmey in the north and north-west to the banks of the river Yudiri chhu in the south and ending in the south-east where the Rangjung urban settlement starts.
At night, the dark looming hill is dotted with light bulbs that hang in front of houses of the scattered villages in the geog.
www.raonline.ch /pages/bt/visin/bt_trashigang01.html   (410 words)

The Trashigang Thrimkhang will settle all its cases for 1995 by the end of this month, according to the Thrimpon, Dasho Phub Dorji.
Most civil cases were petty in nature, explained the Thrimpon, mainly misunderstandings between members of the same house.
Trashigang Dzongda, Dasho Rinzin Gyaltshen, feels that the speedy action of the Thrimkhang might only invite more petty cases.
www.judiciary.gov.bt /html/publication/news/tgang.php   (323 words)

 Trashigang, Bhutan - The Remote East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The hotel in Trashigang was a bit of a contrast with cold washes in a bucket, a clanging prayer wheel and barking dogs all night, and not forgetting the giant flying grasshopper who invaded our room late one night.
We were very sorry to leave Trashigang and its fab weather and friendly people.
We were supposed to drive from Trashigang to Mongar on Sunday, then on to Bumthang on Monday but we ended up journeying for 12 hours doing the whole journey in just one day.
www.travelpod.com /travel-blog-entries/mandb/bhutan-2003/1065831600/tpod.html   (769 words)

 Trip to Bhutan.com ::: Depth of Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Trashigang is the centre of the biggest and most populated district in the country.
Visit Trashigang Dzong, standing at the extreme end of the spur, overhanging the Gamri river.
The Dzong is new and near by are the Art School and the famous Chhorten Kora.
www.triptobhutan.com /depth_of_bhutan.htm   (1008 words)

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