Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, also known as Garzê in Tibetan, is located in western Sichuan Province, China. It is set amongst the scenic high alpine mountains of the province and it is historically part of the Tibetan region of Kham making the area interesting for both culture and landscape.

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Litang, also Lithang, formally known as Gaocheng Town, is the county seat of Litang Couty, in western Sichuan Province, south-west China.

Ganzi, is the capital of Ganzi county in Sichuan Province in south-west China.

Kangding, is the largest city and capital of Ganzi Tibetan Prefecture, in western Sichuan Province, China.


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

Seda or Sêrtar 色达县 is a remote county of Ganzi prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.

Daocheng is a city in Ganzi, Sichuan province Daocheng is located at an altitude of 3750m.

Tagong is a small town in the Tibetan prefecture of Ganzi.

Mugecuo, is in Ganzi of China. It is the name of both a newly established national park, as well as the largest of five lakes within the park.

Yajiang is a modern town of under 10,000 people set in a steep valley along the southern Tibet-Sichuan highway in Ganzi in Sichuan, at an altitude of roughly 2,900 meters.

Manigango is a small town in Ganzi prefecture in Sichuan Province in south-west China.

Daofu is a small town in Sichuan Province, China. Daofu has very famous mountains and natural hot springs and beautiful environment.

Xinlong is the capital city of Nyarong. Altitude 3050m. Barshok in Tibetan.


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  • Chinese:  甘孜, 甘孜藏族自治州
  • English:  Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Garzê
  • Ganzi Zangzu Zizhizhou
  • Garze Zangzu Zizhizhou
  • Hsi-k’ang-sheng-tsang-tsu Tzu-chih-ch’ü
  • Kan-tzu Tibetan Autonomous Chou
  • Kan-tzu Tibetan Autonomous District
  • Kan-tzu-tsang-tsu Tzu-chih-chou
  • Kantse Tibetan Autonomous Chou
  • Sikang Tibetan Autonomous District

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