Trongsa Dzongkhag (District)

Trongsa district has a significant place in Bhutanese history that connects with the lineage of Bhutan’s kings. This importance of the region is reflected today in the fact that the future king of Bhutan must first be instituted as the Trongsa Penlop, before assuming the throne. This is because of Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck’s enthronement as first king of Bhutan, he was the Trongsa Penlop.

The elevation of this valley is about 2316m above the sea level. Trongsa forms the central hub of the kingdom and is historically the place from where attempts at unifying the country were launched and unified this country.