Orong Gewog

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Orong Gewog or Jangchubling Gewog
ཨོ་རོང་
Gewog
Location of Orong Gewog or Jangchubling Gewog
Country  Bhutan
District Samdrup Jongkhar District
Time zone BTT (UTC+6)

Orong Gewog (Dzongkha: ཨོ་རོང་) is a gewog (village block) of Samdrup Jongkhar District, Bhutan. Orong Gewog is situated north of Samdrup Jongkhar town. The Gewog is about 45 km away from Samdrup Jongkhar with a 12 km farm road bifurcating from the national highway which connects Samdrup Jongkhar and Trashigang District. The Gewog is a collection of many villages mostly located over a gentle slope facing the Arong Mithun Breeding center. Important villages includes Mitshishing, Durtsun, Malang, Belam, Chongti, Melum etc. Other important villages which are further away includes Morong, Wooling and Rimung. Orong Higher Secondary High School is the only higher Secondary School in the District which is located on the top of the Orong Village overlooking Dewathang. Orong has a Basic Health Unit, A community Lhakhang, Gewog Office. Electrification is 100 %. [1][2]

References[edit]

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