Gartok, now called Garyarsa, is a trade-market of , situated on the bank of the on the road between and , to the east of . At an elevation of 14,630 ft, it is located at the base of the ; it was formerly the main town and summer capital of western Tibet, and its administrator was called the Garpön.
31.728° or 31° 43' 40.7" north
80.3371° or 80° 20' 13.7" east
4435 metres (14,551 feet)
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node 946032521
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: Gadake
  • Chinese: Ga’eryasha
  • Chinese: 噶大克
  • Chinese: 噶尔亚沙
  • Chinese: 噶尔托克
  • Chinese: 噶尔雅沙
  • Chinese: 噶爾托克
  • Dutch: Gartok
  • French: Gartok
  • German: Namru (Günsa)
  • Hindi: गरतोक
  • Indonesian: Gartok
  • Japanese: ガルトク
  • Japanese: ガルトック
  • Tibetan: Gartog
  • Tibetan: Garyarsa
  • Tibetan: སྒར་ཐོག
  • Ka-erh-tu
  • Ka-erh-ya-sha
  • Ka-ta-k’o
  • Ko-erh-ya-sha
  • Ko-ta-k’o
  • Ya-sha
  • Ya-so

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