Phuntshopelri/Pugli Gewog

Area and location.

Phuentshogpelri (Pagli) gewog is located to the south-west of Samtse Dzongkhag.  Gewog is bordered by Tading Gewog in the east and northeast, Samtse Gewog in the north and Indian State of West Bengal in the south and west. It covers around 116.02 square kilometers with elevations ranging from 600 – 1400 meters above sea level.

Climate.

The gewog experiences annual rainfall ranging from 1500mm to 4000 mm. The northern part of the gewog experiences cool temperate climate and the southern part of the gewog experiences sub-tropical type of climate.

Types of Soil.

The soil type of the gewog ranges from north to south. The northern part of the gewog has clayey and alluvial soils, however, towards the foothills, the topsoil is sandy with rich mineral deposits.

Chiwog under the Gewog:

  1. Tashilakha_Uelgayling
  2. Chhunag_Doomshinggang
  3. Gashingma_Ketshaelgang_Thongjani
  4. Jangcholing_Lachhuthang
  5. Nyoenpaling_Tingtingma