Toetsho Gewog

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Toetsho Gewog

སྟོད་མཚོ་
Gewog
Trashiyangtse Bhutan location map.png
CountryFlag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan
District Trashiyangtse District
Time zone UTC+6 (BTT)

Toetsho Gewog (Dzongkha: སྟོད་མཚོ་) is a gewog (village block) of Trashiyangtse District, Bhutan. [1] [2]

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References

  1. "Chiwogs in Trashiyangtse" (PDF). Election Commission, Government of Bhutan. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2011-07-28.
  2. "-". Royal Government of Bhutan. Retrieved December 12, 2010.