Dagana District

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Coordinates: 27°0′N 89°55′E / 27.000°N 89.917°E / 27.000; 89.917 Dagana District is populated mostly by Dzongkha speakers, however in the southwest near Sarpang District, Nepali is also spoken as a native language.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Dagana District itself is divided into fourteen village blocks (or gewogs):


Like most districts of Bhutan, Dagana contains environmentally protected areas. In southeastern Dagana along the border with India lies the western half of Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary, covering parts of Karmaling, Lhamoy Zingkha and Nichula Gewogs. Phibsoo has no human inhabitants.[1][2] it has a districts with Nepali speaking people .there is only one way to go to daga dzong.has lots of complicated passage.


On April 26, 2007 Lhamoy Zingkha Dungkhag (sub-district) was formally handed over from Sarpang Dzongkhag to Dagana Dzongkhag.,[3] affecting three gewogs (Lhamoy Zingkha, Deorali and Nichula (Zinchula) and the town of Lhamoy Zingkha, which formed the westernmost part of Sarpang Dzongkhag and now form the southernmost part of Dagana Dzongkhag.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Parks of Bhutan". Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation online. Bhutan Trust Fund. Archived from the original on 2011-07-02. Retrieved 2011-03-26. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Chiwogs in Dagana" (PDF). Election Commission, Government of Bhutan. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2011-07-28. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "News Detail". Archived from the original on 2008-03-19. Retrieved 2011-01-23. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ http://www.pc.gov.bt/fyp/Dzongkhags/Sarpang.pdf[permanent dead link]

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