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Mongar is located in Bhutan
Location in Bhutan
Coordinates: 27°16′30″N 91°14′24″E / 27.27500°N 91.24000°E / 27.27500; 91.24000Coordinates: 27°16′30″N 91°14′24″E / 27.27500°N 91.24000°E / 27.27500; 91.24000
CountryFlag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan
DistrictMongar District
Elevation5,200 ft (1,600 m)
Population (2005)
 • Total3,502
Time zoneUTC+6 (BTT)
Area code(s)05
View of Mongar town
Regional Referral Hospital, Mongar

Mongar (Dzongkha: མོང་སྒར) is a town and the seat of Mongar District in eastern Bhutan.[1] As of 2005 it had a population of 3502. Mongar is on the road from Thimphu to Trashigang. It is one of the oldest educational hubs of the country. It has a regional hospital and a good standard hotel, among other facilities. The important Yagang Lhakhang monastery is on the outskirts of the town. The post code for Mongar post office is 43001[2].


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