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Dzongkhag

The Bhutan Kingdom is divided into a totality of 20 districts and the primary subdivisions of Bhutan are known as the Dzongkhags that contain rights and powers under the Constitution of Bhutan that include the regulation and maintenance of the elections, building the government and execution of commerce. 

Dzongkhags

The dzongkhags hold rights and powers and have their own elected government with non-legislative executive. Each dzongkhag has one National Council representative and to be very specific, Thimphu is the most populous dzongkhag by population and Wangdue Phodrang by land area, respectively.

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There are a total of 20 dzongkhags in Bhutan and the names of the same have been mentioned below:

  • Bumthang Dzongkhag
  • Chukha Dzongkhag 
  • Dagana Dzongkhag
  • Gasa Dzongkhag
  • Haa Dzongkhag
  • Lhuentse Dzongkhag
  • Mongar Dzongkhag
  • Paro Dzongkhag
  • Pemagatshel Dzongkhag
  • Punakha Dzongkhag
  • Samtse Dzongkhag
  • Sarpang Dzongkhag
  • Thimphu Dzongkhag
  • Trashigang Dzongkhag 
  • Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag
  • Trongsa Dzongkhag
  • Tsirang Dzongkhag
  • Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag
  • Zhemgang Dzongkhag

Sightseeing Places in Dzongkhag