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About TibetMap is showing the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), a sparsly populated mountainous region in Asia on the northern side of the Himalayas, situated on the vast elevated plain of the Tibetan Plateau, north of Bhutan and Nepal.
Tibet occupies an area of 1,228,400 km², it is the second largest Chinese administrative division behind neighboring Xinjiang, it is larger than twice the size of France, or almost twice the size of Texas.
The Autonomous Region has a population of 3.1 million inhabitants, with an increased Han-Chinese immigration, there are estimates that "maybe two-thirds" of the population of Tibet's capital are now Han people. Its capital Lhasa is famous for the Potala Palace, the former residence of the Dalai Lama and the center of Tibetan Buddhism.
Spoken languages are Tibetan and Chinese.
Countries with international borders to Tibet are Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Myanmar (Burma).
The map shows Tibet with cities, towns, and main roads. To find a location use the form below.
Yamdrok Lake, one of the three large sacred lakes in Tibet.
Image: Luca Galuzzi
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