Lhasa is the capital of the autonomous region in . It is 3,750 meters above sea level on the northern slopes of the . Lhasa has about 903,000 residents and an elevation of 3651 meters.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is a dzong fortress in the city of Lhasa, in . is situated 2 km northeast of Lhasa. Photo: Ondřej Žváček, CC BY 2.5.

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is a Buddhist monastery in Lhasa, . is situated 3 km east of Lhasa. Photo: Dieter Schuh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , also known as Hebalin Mosque, is a mosque in Lhasa, , . is situated 3½ km east of Lhasa. Photo: Antoinetav, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Pargor Subdistrict, traditionally known as the Barkhor, is an area of narrow streets and a public square located around Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, , . is situated 3 km east of Lhasa.


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