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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 autonomous region in .


Prefecture is the prefecture where the capital of resides.

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

is a prefecture in southwestern . is a prefecture in the lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River.

prefecture is in . prefecture is located south of Lhasa, covering an area between the Yarlung Tsangpo River and the Bhutan border.

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


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Chinese:  西藏 Chinese:  西藏自治区 French:  Région autonome du Tibet Norwegian:  Den autonome regionen Tibet Norwegian Bokmål:  Den autonome region Tibet Norwegian Nynorsk:  Den autonome regionen Tibet Bod Hsi-tsang Tzu-chih-ch’ü Sitsang Thibet Tibet-Chamdo Tibetan Autonomous Region Tübüt Xizang Xizang Zizhiqu

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