BHUTAN

historical demographical data of the administrative division


DZONGKHAG (district)capitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie1985mc1980codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:BBBBLBGLGLISOFIPS
BumthangJakar2990115023,8BU33BT05
ChirangDamphu108,8104,5CR21BT07Tsirang
ChukhaChhuka80031013,497,2CK12BT06founded 1987.08; partly split from Paro, Samchi, ThimphuChuka, Chhukha
DaganaDagana140054028,427,7DA22BT08Daga, Tagana
Gasa16,9absorbed by Punakha and split again in 1987.08 from Punakha
GaylegphugGaylegphug26401020111,3112,8GE31BT09Geylegphug
HaaHa214083016,717,1HA13BT10Haa
LhuntshiLhuntsi2910112039,636,9LH44BT11Lhuentse, Lhuntsi
MongarMongar183071073,271,3MO42BT12
ParoParo150058046,639,8PR11BT13split from ChukhaRinpung
Pema GatshelPema Gatshel38015037,135,1PM43BT14Pema Gatsel, Pemagatsel
PunakhaPunakha6040233016,734,5PN23BT15a temporarily split from GasaPunaka
SamtseSamtse2140830172,1138,9SM14BT16split from ChukhaSamchi
Samdrup JongkharSamdrup Jongkhar234090073,072,2SJ45BT17Samdrup, Samdrup Jongkha
Tashiyangtsifounded 1992.07: split from Tashigang
ThimpuThimpu162063058,764,6TM15BT20split from ChukhaThimbu, Thimphu, Tashi Chho Dzong
TrashigangTrashigang42601640177,7170,0TA41BT19Tashigang
TrongsaTongsa147057026,028,6TO32BT21Tongsa
Wangdi PhodrangWangdi Phodrang3000116047,247,7WP24BT22Wangdiphodrang, Andguphodang, Wangdue Phodrang, Wangtupotrang, Wangdü-Phodrang
ZhemgangZhemgang254098044,543,3SG34BT18Shemgang
not included in district areas:70002700
Subtotal: 1087,2
urban population167,8
TOTAL:Thimpu47000181501255,01142,2

File created on 2000.01.23; revised on 2000.05.30; last modified on 2002.06.12 by Jan Lahmeyer

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