Dege, is in Sichuan Province in south-west . The city is famous for its Tibetan lamasery which hosts an invaluable treasure of wooden printing blocks with Tibetan Buddhist texts.

Notable Places in the Area

Buddhist temple
Gonchen is a large Sakya Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the town of Derge, in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Goinqên, frequently referred less strictly as Derge is a seat of Dêgê County in in , .


31.8077° or 31° 48' 27.6" north
98.5814° or 98° 34' 52.9" east
4059 metres (13,317 feet)
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Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: Dege Xian
  • Chinese: Dêgê-koān
  • Chinese: Dêgê Xian
  • Chinese: dege xian
  • Chinese: 德格
  • Chinese: 德格县
  • Chinese: 德格縣
  • Dutch: Arrondissement Dege
  • Dutch: Arrondissement Dêgê
  • Dutch: Derge (arrondissement)
  • Dutch: Derge
  • English: Dege County
  • English: Derge County
  • English: Dêgê County
  • French: Comte de Dege
  • French: Comté De Dêgê
  • French: Dege
  • French: Derge
  • French: Dergé
  • French: Dêgê
  • French: Xian de Derge
  • French: Xian de Dêgê
  • Gan Chinese: 德格县
  • German: Derge
  • German: Dergé
  • German: Dêgê
  • Italian: Contea di Dêgê
  • Japanese: デルゲ
  • Japanese: 徳格県
  • Korean: 더거현
  • Min Nan Chinese: Dêgê-koān
  • Norwegian: Dêgê
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dêgê
  • Persian: شهرستان دگه
  • Russian: Деге
  • Russian: Дэгэ
  • Swedish: Dêgê
  • Tibetan: Dêgê
  • Tibetan: Dêgê Xian
  • Tibetan: sde dge rdzong
  • Tibetan: སྡེ་དགེ
  • Vietnamese: Đức Cách
  • Wu Chinese: 德格县
  • Te-ko Hsien

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