Chhukha at a glance

Chhukha Dzongkhag was established in April 1987, coinciding with the beginning of the sixth five year plan. Located in the western region, it covers an area of 1879.5 square kilo-meters with the elevations ranging from 200-3500 meters above sea level. Adminisratively it is divided into 1 Drungkhag, 1 Thromday and 11 gewogs viz Samphelling, Bongo, Bja-gchho, Chapchha, Darla, Doongna, Getana, Geling, Loggchina, Maedtabkha and Phuent-sholing. The overall arable land is around 4.9% of the total area of the Dzongkhag with average land holding size of 5.6 acres per households.