Tibet

Tibet is sometimes described as the "roof of the world"; the entire region is on a high plateau and there are many large mountains. The area has its own unique culture, and most travellers will find some of the plants, wildlife and domestic animals quite exotic as well.
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is the capital of the Tibet autonomous region in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

prefecture is in Central Tibet. It has numerous places of interest for tourists, and has good public transportation by Tibetan standards. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Prefecture is the prefecture where the capital of Tibet resides. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also transliterated from Tibetan as Lhoka, is a prefecture-level city in the southeastern Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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, also known as Linzhi and as Nyingtri, is a prefecture-level city in the southeast of the Tibet Autonomous Region in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Chamdo is a prefecture-level city in the eastern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Photo: christiali, CC BY 3.0.

prefecture also spelled Nakchu is in northern Tibet. Photo: guan, CC BY 3.0.

prefecture is in the far west of Tibet, it's an extremely remote area with nearly no infrastructure of any type. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Tibet

Latitude of center
31.6667° or 31° 40' north
Longitude of center
88° or 88° east
Population
2,870,000
Elevation
4557 metres (14,951 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1279685

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Tibèt
  • Afrikaans: Outonome Gewes Tibet
  • Afrikaans: Tibet
  • Albanian: Tibet
  • Albanian: Tibeti
  • Arabic: Naglulugaring nga Rehiyon han Tibet
  • Arabic: منطقة التبت ذاتية الحكم
  • Armenian: Տիբեթի ինքնավար շրջան
  • Assamese: তিব্বত স্বায়ত্তশাসিত অঞ্চল
  • Asturian: Rexón Autónoma del Tíbet
  • Azerbaijani: Tibet Muxtar Vilayəti
  • Azerbaijani: Tibet muxtar rayonu
  • Basque: Tibeteko eskualde autonomoa
  • Bavarian: Tibet
  • Belarusian: Тыбецкі аўтаномны раён
  • Belarusian: Тыбэцкі аўтаномны раён
  • Bengali: তিব্বত স্বায়ত্তশাসিত অঞ্চল
  • Bengali: শিৎসাং
  • Bengali: শিৎসাং স্বায়ত্তশাসিত অঞ্চল
  • Bosnian: Tibet
  • Breton: Rannvro Emren Tibet
  • Bulgarian: Тибетски автономен регион
  • Catalan: Regió Autònoma del Tibet
  • Catalan: Tibet
  • Cebuano: Tibet Autonomous Region
  • Central Bikol: Autonomong Rona kan Tibet
  • Central Bikol: Tibet
  • Chinese: Se-chōng Chū-tī-khu
  • Chinese:
  • Chinese: 西藏
  • Chinese: 西藏自治区
  • Chinese: 西藏自治區
  • Croatian: Autonomna regija Tibet
  • Croatian: Tibet
  • Czech: Tibetská autonomní oblast
  • Danish: Autonom Region Tibet
  • Dutch: Tibet
  • Dutch: Tibetaanse Autonome Regio
  • Dzongkha: བོད།
  • English: Tibet Autonomous Region
  • English: Xizang
  • English: Xizang Autonomous Region
  • Esperanto: Tibeta Aŭtonoma Rregiono
  • Esperanto: Tibeto
  • Estonian: Tiibeti autonoomne piirkond
  • Finnish: Tiibetin autonominen alue
  • French: Région autonome du Tibet
  • French: Région autonome du Xizang
  • French: Tibet
  • French: Xizang
  • French: région autonome du Tibet
  • Galician: Rexión Autónoma do Tíbet
  • Galician: Tibet
  • Galician: Tíbet
  • Gan Chinese: 西藏
  • Gan Chinese: 西藏自治区
  • Georgian: ტიბეტის ავტონომიური რეგიონი
  • German: Autonomes Gebiet Tibet
  • German: Tibet
  • Greek: Αυτόνομη Περιφέρεια του Θιβέτ
  • Hakka Chinese: Sî-tshông Tshṳ-tshṳ-khî
  • Hausa: Sî-chhòng Chhṳ-chhṳ-khî
  • Hebrew: המחוז האוטונומי הטיבטי
  • Hebrew: טיבט
  • Hindi: बोड स्वायत्त क्षेत्र
  • Hungarian: Tibet
  • Hungarian: Tibeti Autonóm Terület
  • Hungarian: Xizang
  • Icelandic: Tíbet
  • Indonesian: Daerah Otonom Tibet
  • Indonesian: Daerah Otonom Xizang
  • Indonesian: Daerah Otonomi Tibet
  • Indonesian: Daerah Otonomi Xizang
  • Indonesian: Tibet
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Otonom Tibet
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Otonom Xizang
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Otonomi Tibet
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Xizang
  • Irish: An Tibéid
  • Italian: Tibet
  • Italian: Xīzàng
  • Italian: regione autonoma del Tibet
  • Japanese: チベット自治区
  • Japanese: 西蔵自治区
  • Japanese: 西藏自治区
  • Kongo: Xizang
  • Korean: 티베트 자치구
  • Kurdish: Tîbet
  • Latvian: Tibetas autonomais reģions
  • Literary Chinese: 西藏
  • Lithuanian: Tibeto autonominis regionas
  • Lombard: Tibet
  • Macedonian: Тибет
  • Malay: Kawasan Autonomi Tibet
  • Malayalam: തിബെത്ത് സ്വയംഭരണപ്രദേശം
  • Manx: Tibet
  • Marathi: तिबेट स्वायत्त प्रदेश
  • Min Dong Chinese: Să̤-câung
  • Min Nan Chinese: Se-chōng Chū-tī-khu
  • Mingrelian: ტიბეტიშ ავტონომიური რეგიონი
  • Mongolian: Төвөдийн өөртөө засах орон
  • Nepali: सँदेय्
  • Newari: सँदेय्
  • Northern Frisian: Autonoom Regiuun Tiibet
  • Northern Sami: Tibehta
  • Norwegian: Den autonome region Tibet
  • Norwegian: Den autonome regionen Tibet
  • Norwegian: Tibet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den autonome region Tibet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tibet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Den autonome regionen Tibet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tibet
  • Occitan (post 1500): Region autonòma de Tibet
  • Occitan (post 1500): Region autonòma du Tibet
  • Oriya: ତିବ୍ବତ
  • Ossetian: Тибеты автономон район
  • Panjabi: ਤਿੱਬਤ ਖ਼ੁਦਮੁਖ਼ਤਿਆਰ ਸੂਬਾ
  • Persian: تبت
  • Persian: منطقه خودمختار تبت
  • Polish: Tybet
  • Polish: Tybetański Region Autonomiczny
  • Portuguese: Região Autónoma do Tibete
  • Portuguese: Região Autônoma do Tibete
  • Portuguese: Tibete
  • Quechua: Tibet Awtunumu Suyu
  • Romanian: Regiunea autonomă Tibet
  • Russia Buriat: Түбэд
  • Russian: Xizang
  • Russian: Сицзан
  • Russian: ТАР
  • Russian: Тибет
  • Russian: Тибетский автономный район
  • Scots: Tibet Autonomous Region
  • Serbian: Тибет
  • Serbo-Croatian: Autonomna regija Tibet
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tibet
  • Slovak: Tibet
  • Spanish: Region Autonoma del Tibet
  • Spanish: Región Autónoma del Tíbet
  • Spanish: Región autónoma del Tíbet
  • Spanish: Tibet
  • Spanish: Tíbet
  • Sundanese: Tibét
  • Swedish: Autonoma regionen Tibet
  • Swedish: Tibet
  • Tagalog: Awtonomong Rehiyon ng Tibet
  • Tagalog: Nagsasariling Rehiyon ng Tibet
  • Tajik: Тибет (Чин)
  • Tajik: Тибет
  • Tamil: திபெத் தன்னாட்சிப் பகுதி
  • Tatar: Тибәт айрат райуны
  • Telugu: టిబెట్ స్వాధికార ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เขตปกครองตนเองทิเบต
  • Tibetan: བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས།
  • Turkish: Tibet Özerk Bölgesi
  • Tuvinian: Төвүт
  • Uighur: شىزاڭ ئاپتونوم رايونى
  • Ukrainian: Тибетський автономний район
  • Urdu: تبت خود مختار علاقہ
  • Uzbek: Tibet muxtor rayoni
  • Venetian: Tibet
  • Vietnamese: Khu tự trị Tây Tạng
  • Waray (Philippines): Naglulugaring nga Rehiyon han Tibet
  • Welsh: Ardal hunanlywodraethol Tibet
  • Welsh: Rhanbarth Ymreolaethol Tibet
  • Western Armenian: Թիպեթ (ինքնավար շրջան)
  • Western Panjabi: تبت
  • Wu Chinese: 西藏
  • Yoruba: Agbègbè Aladawa Tibet
  • Yue Chinese: 西藏
  • Zhuang: Sihcang Swcigih
  • Bod
  • Hsi-tsang Tzu-chih-ch’ü
  • Regione Autonoma del Tibet
  • Sitsang
  • Thibet
  • Tibet-Chamdo
  • Tibetan Autonomous Region
  • Tiibet
  • Tây Tạng
  • Tübüt
  • Xizang Zizhiqu
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