Area and location.

Samtse gewog is located to the south-west of the Samtse Dzongkhag. It is bordered by Phuntshopelri gewog in the south, Dophuchen gewog in the northeast, Tading gewog in the east, Norbugang gewog in the west and Indian State of West Bengal in the southwest. It has the approximate area of 105.48 km2.


The gewog lies in sub-tropical monsoon climate zone with the large area of intact vegetation & experience hot and humid summer, cold and dry winter with annual rainfall ranges from 1500mm to 4000 mm. The monthly temperature ranges from 15 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius in summer.

Types of Soil.

The gewog has mostly the sandy and clayey type of soils.

Chiwog under the Gewog:

  1. Dewathang_Lingmithang
  2. Satshamchhu_Tshongdzom
  3. Samtshangma_Khandothang
  4. Nyimaling_Chhirlogsa
  5. Lamaithang_Taserpo

Samtse Gewog Database