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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Shigatse</span> Prefecture-level city in Tibet, Peoples Republic of China

Shigatse, officially known as Xigazê, is a prefecture-level city of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. Its area of jurisdiction, with an area of 182,000 km2 (70,271 sq mi), corresponds to the historical Tsang region of Tibet.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tingri (town)</span> Town in Tibet, Peoples Republic of China

Gangga is a town in Tingri County, in the south of the Tibet Autonomous Region. It has a population of around 523, and is often used as a base by mountain climbers preparing to ascend Mount Everest or Cho Oyu. It is known for its views of Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, and Cho Oyu, which comprise four of the six highest mountains in the world.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Friendship Highway (China–Nepal)</span> Highway connecting Tibet with the Chinese/Nepalese border

The Friendship Highway is an 800-kilometre (500 mi) scenic route connecting the capital of Tibet, Lhasa, with the Chinese/Nepalese border at the Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge between Zhangmu and Kodari. It includes the westernmost part of China National Highway 318 (Shanghai-Zhangmu) and crosses three passes over 5,000 m (16,400 ft) before dropping to 1,750 m (5,700 ft) at the border.

The Tingri Plain is a plain in Tibet Autonomous Region, China, not far north of Mount Everest. Climbers who are headed to Everest often cross this plain after making a base in the town of Tingri.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Shelkar</span> Town in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

Shelkar or Shekar, also called New Tingri, is the administrative centre for Tingri County, Shigatse Prefecture in southern Tibet Autonomous Region.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Arun River (China–Nepal)</span> River in China and Nepal

The Arun River is a trans-boundary river and is part of the Kosi or Sapt Koshi river system in Nepal. It originates in Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China where it is called the Phung Chu or Bum-chu.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Pagsum Lake</span> Lake in Peoples Republic of China

Dragsum Tsho (Tibetan: བྲག་གསུམ་མཚོ་, Wylie: brag gsum mtsho, THL: Draksum Tso, Pagsum Co, literally meaning “three rocks” in Tibetan, is a lake covering 28 square kilometres in Gongbo'gyamda County, Nyingchi of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China, approximately 300 km east of Lhasa. At 3,700 metres over sea level it is about 18 km long and has an average width of approximately 1.5 km. The deepest point of the green lake measures 120 metres. The lake is also known as Gongga Lake.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Nyalam County</span> County in Tibet, Peoples Republic of China

Nyalam County is a county in Tibet's Shigatse Prefecture. It borders on Nepal.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Gyirong County</span> County in Tibet Autonomous Region, Peoples Republic of China

Kyirong County or Gyirong County, called Jilong County by China Chinese: 吉隆县; pinyin: Jílóng Xiàn), is a county of the Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. It is famous because of its mild climatically conditions and its abundant vegetation which is unusual for the Tibetan plateau. The capital lies at Zongga (Gungthang). Its name in Tibetan, Dzongka means "mud walls".

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tingri County</span> County in Tibet, Peoples Republic of China

Tingri County or Dhringgri County, is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Xigazê in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dinggyê County</span> County in Tibet, Peoples Republic of China

Dinggyê County or Dinjie County or Tingche County or Tingkye County is a county of the Xigazê in the Tibet Autonomous Region, bordering Nepal's Sankhuwasabha and Taplejung Districts to the south and India's Sikkim state to the southeast. Jin Co and Duolo Co are located in this county.

Chamco is a village and township (村) in Tingri County, Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Gyamco Township is a township of Tingri, Tibet Autonomous Region. Its downtown area, Guore village, also referred as Gyaco in English, is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dampa Sangye</span> Buddhist mahasiddha

Dampa Sangye was a Buddhist mahasiddha of the Indian Tantra movement who transmitted many teachings based on both Sutrayana and Tantrayana to Buddhist practitioners in Tibet in the late 11th century. He travelled to Tibet more than five times. On his third trip from India to Tibet he met Machig Labdrön. Dampa Sangye appears in many of the lineages of Chöd and so in Tibet he is known as the Father of Chod, however perhaps his best known teaching is "the Pacification". This teaching became an element of the Mahamudra Chöd lineages founded by Machig Labdrön.

The community of Nepalis in China consists of Nepalese immigrants and expatriates to China as well as Chinese citizens of Nepalese descent.

The Third Nepal–Tibet War was fought from 1855 to 1856 in Tibet between the forces of the Tibetan government, then under administrative rule of the Qing dynasty) and the invading Nepalese army, resulting in huge loss of money and manpower for Tibet and Nepal. In 1856 the war ended with the Treaty of Thapathali.

The Bodongpa or Bodong tradition, is one of the smaller traditions of Tibetan Buddhism falling outside the classification of the four main schools.

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Shigatse Tingri Airport is a high-altitude airport in Tingri County, Xigazê, Tibet Autonomous Region. Construction began in August 2019 and the airport was opened in December 2022.