Thumgaon

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Thumgaon
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Thumgaon
Location in Bhutan
Coordinates: 26°59′N89°58′E / 26.983°N 89.967°E / 26.983; 89.967 Coordinates: 26°59′N89°58′E / 26.983°N 89.967°E / 26.983; 89.967
Country Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan
District Dagana District
Time zone BTT (UTC+6)

Thumgaon is a town in Dagana District in southwestern Bhutan. [1]

Town settlement that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city

A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages but smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish them vary considerably between different parts of the world.

Dagana District is populated mostly by Dzongkha speakers, however in the southwest near Sarpang District, Nepali is also spoken as a native language.

Bhutan Landlocked kingdom in Eastern Himalayas

Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia. Located in the Eastern Himalayas, it is bordered by Tibet Autonomous Region of China in the north, the Sikkim state of India and the Chumbi Valley of Tibet in the west, the Arunachal Pradesh state of India in the east, and the states of Assam and West Bengal in the south. Bhutan is geopolitically in South Asia and is the region's second least populous nation after the Maldives. Thimphu is its capital and largest city, while Phuntsholing is its financial center.

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