Tashi Yangtse

Location in Bhutan

Coordinates: 27°35′N 91°28′E / 27.583°N 91.467°E / 27.583; 91.467Coordinates: 27°35′N 91°28′E / 27.583°N 91.467°E / 27.583; 91.467
Country Bhutan
District Trashiyangtse District
Gewog Yangtse Gewog
Population (2005)
  Total 2,735
Time zone BTT (UTC+6)

Trashiyangtse or Tashi Yangtse is a small town in Yangtse Gewog, and the district headquarters of the Trashiyangtse District in eastern Bhutan.[1]Its population in 2005 was 2735. Located in close proximity to Chorten Kora which lies to the west, a dzong was inaugurated in Trashiyangste in 1997. It contains a major art school, The School of Traditional Arts, also known as Rigne School, which is a sister school of the School of Traditional Arts in Thimphu and teaches six forms of art; painting, pottery, wood sculpture, wood-turning, lacquer-work and embroidery.[2]


  1. "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 2008-06-08. Retrieved 2008-07-05.
  2. Pommaret, Francoise (2006). Bhutan Himalayan Mountains Kingdom (5th edition). Odyssey Books and Guides, p.266
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