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Regions in Bhutan

Bhutan is made up of 21 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Bhutan. Information on all primary administrative regions in Bhutan.

Please note that unfortunately population data are not available for all regions in Bhutan.

Please click on a region name for more information on this region.

You can sort the regions in Bhutan alphabeticallyby population by capitals of the regionsby capitals population

Primary administrative regions in Bhutan

There are 21 regions in Bhutan in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Bhutan
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Bumthang Bumthang Dzongkhag1.21,658Jakar Jakar4,829
Chirang Tsirang Dzongkhag2.29,207Tsirang Tsirang18,667
Chukha District Chhukha Dzongkhag3.61,173Tsimasham Tsimasham2,855
Dagana District Dagana Dzongkhag4.26,837Daga Daga2,243
Gasa District Gasa5.3,500Gasa Gasa548
Geylegphug Sarpang Dzongkhag6.-Sarpang Sarpang10,416
Haa District Haa Dzongkhag7.13,020Ha Ha1,449
Lhuntse District Lhuentse Dzongkhag8.-Lhuentse Lhuentse100
Mongar District Mongar Dzongkhag9.52,490Mongar Mongar2,969
Paro Paro Dzongkhag10.32,129Paro Paro2,169
Pemagatshel District Pemagatshel Dzongkhag11.-Pemagatshel Pemagatshel13,864
Punakha Punakha Dzongkhag12.22,951Punakha Punākha21,500
Samchi Samtse Dzongkhag13.64,805Samtse Samtse5,479
Samdrup Jongkhar Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag14.52,459Samdrup Jongkhar Samdrup Jongkhar7,507
Shemgang Zhemgang Dzongkhag15.27,048Shemgang Shemgang852
Tashigang Trashigang Dzongkhag16.-Trashigang Trashigang872
Thimphu Thimphu Dzongkhag17.89,840Lungtenzampa Lungtenzampa-
Thimphu Thimphu Dzongkhag18.89,840Thimphu Thimphu98,676
Tongsa Trongsa Dzongkhag19.19,135Trongsa Trongsa2,805
Trashi Yangste Trashi Yangste20.-Trashi Yangtse Trashi Yangtse3,025
Wangdi Phodrang Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag21.34,746Wangdue Phodrang Wangdue Phodrang7,507