Haa Dzongkhag is situated at an elevation of 2,670m (8,758 ft) above the sea level that encompasses a total area of 1,899.02 Sq. It is surrounded by Tibet to the north, and bordered by the districts of Samtse, Chukha and Paro to the southwest, southeast and east respectively. Haa is one of the least populated Dzongkhags after Gasa. The Dzongkhag has a total of 1,137 households. The dominant language of the district is Dzongkha, the national language of Bhutan. Topographically, Haa Dzongkhag is characterized by a rugged and mountainous terrain. The vegetation ranges from broad leafed forest in the southern Gewogs to coniferous and sub alpine in the central, and pure alpine vegetation in the high lands of the northern Gewogs. The Dzongkhag is endowed with very rich flora and fauna and about 60% of the Dzongkhag is under forest cover. In terms of the diversity of flora and fauna, the uppers valley of Haa alone has over 250 species of flowering plants including the Blue Poppy (national flower) and White Poppy (Mecopnopsis Superba) which is endemic to Haa.