Leh

Leh is the joint capital and largest town of the union territory of in . Leh, located in the , was also the historical capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh, the seat of which was in the , the former residence of the royal family of Ladakh, built in the same style and about the same time as the in .
Photo: KennyOMG, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a former royal palace overlooking the town of Leh, , in the . Photo: Reflectionsbyprajakta, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Buddhist complex
or Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in , , northern . Photo: Kondephy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Buddhist complex
, or Sankar Gompa is a Buddhist monastery within an easy half-hour walk from Leh in , northern . Photo: Bodhisattwa, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Leh

Latitude
34.1642° or 34° 9' 51.1" north
Longitude
77.5848° or 77° 35' 5.3" east
Population
30,900
IATA airport code
IXL
United Nations Location Code
IN IXL
Elevation
3502 metres (11,490 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 245774579
Geo­Names ID
1264976
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Leh
  • Arabic: لياه
  • Basque: Leh
  • Bengali: লেহ
  • Bhojpuri: लेह
  • Bishnupriya: লেহ
  • Catalan: Leh
  • Cebuano: Leh
  • Chinese: Leh
  • Chinese: 列城
  • Chinese: 莱镇
  • Chinese: 萊鎮
  • Czech: Léh
  • Danish: Leh
  • Dutch: Leh
  • Esperanto: Leh (urbo)
  • Esperanto: Leh
  • Finnish: Leh
  • French: Leh
  • German: Leh
  • German: Tal von Leh
  • Greek: Λε
  • Gujarati: લેહ
  • Hebrew: לדאק
  • Hebrew: לה
  • Hindi: लेह
  • Hungarian: Leh
  • Indonesian: Leh
  • Italian: Leh
  • Japanese: レー
  • Kannada: ಲೇಹ್
  • Korean:
  • Latvian: Leha
  • Lithuanian: Leh
  • Lithuanian: Lehas
  • Lithuanian:
  • Malay: Leh
  • Malayalam: Leh
  • Malayalam: ലേ
  • Marathi: लेह
  • Min Nan Chinese: Leh
  • Nepali: लेह
  • Newari: लेह
  • Norwegian: Leh
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Leh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Leh
  • Pampanga: Leh
  • Panjabi: ਲੇਹ
  • Persian: له
  • Polish: Leh
  • Portuguese: Leh
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  • Romanian: Leh
  • Russian: Лех
  • Sanskrit: लेह
  • Santali: ᱞᱮᱦ
  • Serbian: Лех (насеље у Индији)
  • Serbian: Лех
  • Sinhala: ලේහ්
  • Slovenian: Leh
  • Spanish: Leh
  • Swedish: Leh
  • Tamil: லே
  • Telugu: లే
  • Telugu: లేహ్
  • Thai: เลห์
  • Turkish: Leh
  • Ukrainian: Лех
  • Urdu: لیھ
  • Urdu: لیہہ
  • Vietnamese: Leh
  • Western Panjabi: لہ
  • Western Panjabi: لیہہ
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