Korphu Gewog

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Korphu Gewog
སྐོར་ཕུག་
Gewog
Location of Korphu Gewog
Country  Bhutan
District Trongsa District
Time zone BTT (UTC+6)

Korphoog Gewog (Dzongkha: སྐོར་ཕུག་), also spelled Korphu is a gewog (village block) of Trongsa District, Bhutan. The name was derived from gour pho which literally translate to stone cave. Gour meaning stone and pho meaning cave. The stone cave from where the name was derived can still be seen below the village, just above the school. The village is founded by Guru Rinpoche's great treasure discover Terton Pena Lingpa in late 15th century[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chiwogs in Trongsa" (PDF). Election Commission, Government of Bhutan. 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
  2. ^ "-". Royal Government of Bhutan. Retrieved December 12, 2010.