Jakar, also officially referred to as Bumthang, is a town in the central-eastern region of . It is the district capital of and the location of , the regional dzong fortress.

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is a domestic airport in Jakar, .

Buddhist temple
or Jakar Yugyal Dzong is the dzong or fortress of the in central . Photo: Jmhullot, CC BY 3.0.

Buddhist temple
Tamzhing Lhündrup Monastery in in central is a Nyingma gompa in Bhutan. is situated 4 km north of Jakar. Photo: Gerd Eichmann, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Jakar. See this page's contributions. Photo: Jmhullot, CC BY 3.0.