Lhasa (prefectur-level ceety)

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拉萨市 · ལྷ་ས་གྲོང་ཁྱེར།
Yangpachen Valley, Damxung Coonty
Yangpachen Valley, Damxung Coonty
Location within Cheenae an Tibet
Location within Cheenae an Tibet
Relief cairt o Lhasa
Relief cairt o Lhasa
Coordinates: 29°39′N 91°07′E / 29.650°N 91.117°E / 29.650; 91.117Coordinates: 29°39′N 91°07′E / 29.650°N 91.117°E / 29.650; 91.117
RegionTibet Autonomous Region
 • TeepPrefectur-level ceety
 • MayorZhang Tingqing
 • Deputy mayorJigme Namgyal
 • Prefectur-level ceety29274 km2 (11,303 sq mi)
 • Urban
53 km2 (20 sq mi)
4200 m (13,800 ft)
 • Prefectur-level ceety559,423
 • Density19.1/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Area code(s)891

Lhasa Ceety,[a] umwhile Lhasa Prefectur, is a prefectur-level ceety, ane o the main admeenistrative diveesions o the Tibet Autonomous Region o Cheenae.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The term Lasa Shi (拉萨市) leeterally means "Lhasa ceety" or "Lhasa municipality". It is at the same level as a prefectur for admeenistrative purposes. It contains the urban area o Lhasa, the admeenistrative center, but mainly consists o remote rural auries. Thare is no precise Cheenese term for the urban aurie. The Cheenese eften refer tae it as chengguanqu but offeecially Chengguan Destrict, or Urban Destrict, includes rural fermin auries in addeetion tae the ceety.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Barnett 1996, p. 82.