Extreme points of Bhutan
Country extreme points
Latitude and longitude
- South: Sarpang District-Assam border.
- West: Samtse District-Sikkim border, near Neora Valley National Park in India.
- East: Trashigang District-Arunachal Pradesh border, near Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary.
- The highest point measured from sea level is the summit of Gangkhar Puensum at 7,570 m (24,836 ft). Gangkhar Puensum is located in northwestern Bhutan along the borders of Gasa District, Wangdue Phodrang District, and China.
- The lowest point is located in the Drangme Chhu, a river system in central and eastern Bhutan, at 97 m (318 ft) above sea level. The lowest point is located in eastern Sarpang District where the Mangde Chhu river crosses into India (Assam) near the Indian town of Manas.
Highest attainable by transportation
- Road (mountain pass): The Lateral Road, the main east-west highway, traverses Trumshing La in central Bhutan at an altitude of over 3,800 m (12,467 ft).
- Airport: Yongphulla Airport, a domestic airfield under renovation, near the town of Trashigang in Trashigang District, at 2,743 m (8,999 ft).
Highest geographical features
- Extreme points of Earth
- Geography of Bhutan