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Located in southeast Bhutan, the district is about 517.8 sq. km with altitude ranging from 1000-3500 meters. Pemagatshel means the “Lotus Garden of Happiness.” Over half of Pemagatshel is under the cover of broad leaf and coniferous forests with the remaining part being farmland.

Major sights

  • Kheri Goemba
  • Lekitiri Goemba
  • Pema Gatshel Dzong