Dhur is located in Bhutan
Location in Bhutan
Coordinates: 27°36′N 90°39′E / 27.600°N 90.650°E / 27.600; 90.650
Country Bhutan
DzongkhagBumthang District
GewogChhoekhor Gewog
Time zoneUTC+6 (BTT)

Dhur or D°ur (Dzongkha: དུར་; Wylie: dur) is a town in western Chhoekhor Gewog, Bumthang District in central Bhutan.[1][2]

Dhur is the main area where Brokkat, one of the endangered languages of Bhutan, is spoken.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Chiwogs in Bumthang" (PDF). Election Commission, Government of Bhutan. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2011-07-28.
  2. ^ "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 2008-06-08. Retrieved 2008-07-03.
  3. ^ "Brokkat". Ethnologue Online. Dallas: SIL International. 2006. Retrieved 2011-01-18.
  4. ^ van Driem, George L. (1993). "Language Policy in Bhutan". London: SOAS. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2011-01-18.

External links

  • Satellite map at Maplandia.com
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