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Tibet Autonomous Region

Name 西藏自治区 Tibet Autonomous Region
Reduction Zang
Administrative centre 拉萨市 Lhasa Shi
The address of the government on the Internet http://www.tibetinfor.com
Location situated in the South-Western China, on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Population 2.74 million
Area 1,2 million sq. km.
Tibet, averaging more than 4,000 meters above sea level, forms the main part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and is well known as the "roof of the world." The Himalayas, ranging from east to west on the southern edge of the Tibet Plateau, run for 2,400 km with an elevation of more than 6,000 meters. Mount Qomolangma is the world's highest peak with an elevation of 8848.13 meters. The Yarlungzangbo Gorge, at a depth of 5,382 meters, is the world's deepest gorge. Tibet adjoins Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the province of Qinghai in the north, Sichuan in the east, Yunnan in the southeast, and such countries and regions as Myanmar, India, Bhutan and Nepal in the south and west along an international border of nearly 4,000 km. The 1.22-million-square-km autonomous region accounts for 12.8% of China's total land area.

The list of cities

地区
City
长途区号
Zip
地区
City
长途区号
Zip
拉萨市 Lhasa 891 山南市 Shannan 983
昌都市 Changdu 895 阿里市 Ali 897
日喀则市 Rikaze 892 林芝市 Linzhi 894
那曲市 Naqu 896   

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