Jakar is the principal administrative town of district in the north of . Spacious and surrounded by tree covered mountains, the valley in which Jakar is located is considered to be one of the most beautiful in all Bhutan, and it is commonly referred to as "Little Switzerland".

Jakar Map


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 4830
  • IATA airport code: BUT
  • Latitude: 27.5492° or 27° 32' 57" north
  • Longitude: 90.7525° or 90° 45' 9" east
  • Elevation: 2587 meters (8488 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1337301

Other Names for Jakar

  • Esperanto: Jakaro
  • French: Jakar
  • German: Jakar
  • Italian: Jakar
  • Lithuanian: Džakaras
  • Polish: Dzakar
  • Portuguese: Jakar
  • Russian: Джакар
  • Serbian: Џакар
  • Spanish: Jakar
  • Ukrainian: Джакар
  • Urdu: جاکر
  • Bjakar
  • Bya-kar
  • Jokhar Dzong

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