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Wangdue Phodrang (Tibetan: དབང་འདུས་ཕོ་བྲང་, Dzongkha 'Wangdi Phodr'a) is a town and capital (dzongkhag thromde) of Wangdue Phodrang District in central Bhutan. It is located in Thedtsho Gewog.


Explore popular vacation packages for Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan and kick-start your vacation planning for free. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Thimphu, Bhutan. Thimphu, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Dochula Pass, Buddha Dordenma, Motithang Takin Preserve. Also, to reach Wangdue Phodrang, you'll have to take a flight to Thimphu; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Wangdue Phodrang.

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Facts and Stats for Wangdue Phodrang*

  • Pollution Statistics in Wangdue Phodrang

    Know the pollution level of Wangdue Phodrang before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Wangdue Phodrang: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Wangdue Phodrang for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Wangdue Phodrang.

    • Burglary and Theft 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.43 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.38 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.38 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.13 (Moderate)
  • Living in Wangdue Phodrang - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 50.74 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.68 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 58.39 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 58.1 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.39 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Wangdue Phodrang

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Wangdue Phodrang

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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