Khaling Gewog is located at 55 km away from the Trashigang Dzongkhag to the West and 27km from Warmrong Drungkhag to the North-East. The area of the Gewog has an approximately 154.5 sq.km bordering Udzorong, Kanglung, Thrimshing and Lumang Gewog. The altitude of the Gewog ranges from 1240 to 2300 MASL and experience moderate and humid summer and cold winter. The Gewog has clayey loam type of soils with 85% forest coverage.
The Gewog Administration has 12 staffs consisting of Gup, Mangmi, 6 Tshogpas, Administrative Officer, Geydrung, Driver and Caretaker.
The Gewog consists of 603 households with a population of an approximately 6057 (3126 male and 2931 female) spreading to six Chiwogs and forty-eight villages. Tshanglakha is the main dialect spoken by the people of Khaling.
Maize is the primary staple food grown in the Gewog. The millet, lentil, buckwheat, mustard and paddy are also grown in small scales. The vegetables grown in the Gewog are pumpkin, chilies, turnip, radish, beans, cabbage, cauliflower and garlic. Potato is the main cash crop and of late people have shown some interest in growing apple, pears, citrus and hazelnut in small scale as cash crops.
The Gewog has good network of motor roads particularly farm roads and enjoys relatively better access to marketing facilities. However, the annual income generation from the farm products is minimal owing to poor crop yields because of impeding factors such as poor soil condition, farm laborer shortages and loss of crops to the wild animals and pests annually. As a result achieving food self-sufficiency remains as one of the biggest challenges for the Gewog. The present poverty rate of the Gewog is 27% as per the National Statistic 2017.
The Gewog has a social infrastructure such as RNR center, 1 Higher secondary school, 1 Lower secondary school, 3 Community primary schools, 1 ECCD, 1 Hospital, 7 Out Reach Clinic (ORC), 1 Post Office, 1 Community center, Bhutan Telecom, cable services, Sonam Tshongkhang and BDBL branch unit rendering basic services to the community. The Gewog has 100% drinking water supply coverage with the 12 RWSS.