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Haa Bazar, Haa Bhutan.

Bjee Gewog

Background

Bjee Gewog is one of the largest among six Gewogs under Haa Dzongkhag and has 23 villages with 278 households. The total area of the Gewog is 802.2Sq.Kms and is bordered by Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north and Katsho Gewog in the south.

The Gewog falls within pure alpine region and altitude ranges from 2750 to 3300 metre above sea level. Since it falls within the pure alpine region, it experiences cold and dry winter and wet and warm summer. Temperature in winter drops as low as minus seven degree Celsius and receives snowfall several times in a year starting from late October till April.

Most populations of the Gewog are nomadic and are yak herders. Main income sources are livestock and they are economically better off. Almost all villages have improved accessibility with well-connected farm roads. Numerous pedestrian wooden bridges have also improved inter-village access.

Gewog Map

BJEE GEWOG

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