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Coordinates: 27°10′N 91°10′E / 27.167°N 91.167°E / 27.167; 91.167

Mongar Bhutan location map
Location of Mongar District within Bhutan

Mongar District is one of the 20 districts in Bhutan. The administrative centre is Mongar.

Mongar is noted for its lemon grass, a plant that can be used to produce an essential oil. It also has a hydroelectric power-plant on the Kuri Chhu river. Parts of both the Thrumshingla National Park and Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary are in the district.

There are seventeen village blocks:

  • Balam Gewog
  • Chaskhar Gewog
  • Chhali Gewog
  • Drametse Gewog
  • Drepung Gewog
  • Gongdue Gewog
  • Jurmey Gewog
  • Kengkhar Gewog
  • Mongar Gewog
  • Narang Gewog
  • Ngatshang Gewog
  • Saleng Gewog
  • Sherimung Gewog
  • Silambi Gewog
  • Thangrong Gewog
  • Tsakaling Gewog
  • Tsamang Gewog

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