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


, is a city in Xigatse Prefecture. Located by the Nyang-chu River, is the fourth largest city in Tibet.

National Nature Reserve is in , and covers the Tibetan or Chinese side of .

, also spelled Shigatse is the second largest city in the Autonomous Region of .

is a town in Prefecture. At 2350 m above sea level, it belongs more to the world of Nepal than the high plateau of Tibet.

, is a town in Prefecture. Mostly a military base disguised as a town, located on Friendship Hwy.

is a town in Xigatse prefecture near the Nepalese border.

is a town in Xigatse Prefecture. Located 7 km off of the Friendship Hwy.

is a village in Xigatse prefecture. is located 25 kilometres from the Friendship highway.


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