Thursday, January 13, 2011

Tibet Discovery

It is true that any China tours without Tibet tour is incomplete.
Tibet Autonomous Region is located in the southwest China, the main part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.Famous for the "Roof of the World", the Tibet has an average elevation of more than 4,000 meters with various complex landforms, such as: high and steep mountains, deep valleys, glaciers, bare rocks and Gobi deserts.
Tibet can be divided into three major parts - north, south and east. The eastern part is forest region, Virgin forests run the entire breadth and length of this
The population is 2.3 million, 92.2% of whom are Tibetans. Besides Tibetans, it also has other ethnic groups, such as: Han, Hui, Monba, Lhoba and Enditem. The region is administratively divided into one municipality and six prefectures. The municipality is Lhasa, while the six prefectures are Shigatse, Ngari, Lhaoka, Chamdo, Nakchu and Nyingtri (kongpo). The People's Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region exercises the highest administrative authority in Tibet.
With the strong influence from the geography of the Himalayas, and the neighboring civilizations of India and China, Tibet is famous for its imposing scenery, culture and history, which firmly rooted in Tibetan religion. As soon as you step onto this mysterious land and follow the tracks of the pilgrims, you will not only be immediately attracted by the snow-clad peaks, the wonderful mountains and rivers, but also the brilliant Tibetan culture and the unique, mysterious customs of the highland.
part of Tibet. The northern part is open grassland, where nomads, yak and sheep dwell here. This part occupies approximately half of Tibet. The southern and central part is agricultural region, occupying about one-fourth of Tibet's land area.

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