Khotokha Valley

Khotokha Valley
Floor elevation2,600 m (8,500 ft)
Naming
Native nameཁོ་ཐང་ཁ། (Dzongkha)
Geography
Population centersKhotokha
Coordinates27°26′8.16″N 89°59′49.01″E / 27.4356000°N 89.9969472°E / 27.4356000; 89.9969472Coordinates: 27°26′8.16″N 89°59′49.01″E / 27.4356000°N 89.9969472°E / 27.4356000; 89.9969472
Official nameKhotokha
Designated7 May 2012
Reference no.2033

Khotokha Valley (ཁོ་ཐང་ཁ in Dzongkha) is a valley in Wangdue Phodrang District in central Bhutan. The valley floor consist of a wide wetland which is often used by the Black-necked Cranes in winter. The valley was designated as a Ramsar site in 2012. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Khotokha | Ramsar Sites Information Service". rsis.ramsar.org. Retrieved 7 November 2021.


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