Tibet Autonomous Region

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Tibet Autonomous Region
Xizang Autonomous Region

西藏自治区
Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese西藏自治区 (Xīzàng Zìzhìqū)
 • Abbreviation藏 (pinyin: Zàng)
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས།Bod-rang-skyong-ljongs
Map shawin the location o Tibet Autonomous Region Xizang Autonomous Region
Map shawin the location o Tibet Autonomous Region
Xizang Autonomous Region
Named forFrae wird Tibat o disputit oreegin.
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Lhasa
Divisions7 prefecturs, 73 coonties, 692 tounships
Govrenment
 • SecretarZhang Qingli
 • GovrenorPadma Choling
Area
 • Total1,228,400 km2 (474,300 sq mi)
Aurie rank2nd
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot3,002,166[1][2]
 • Rank31st
 • Density rank33rd
Demographics
 • Ethnic composeetion92.8% Tibetan
6.1% Han
0.3% Monpa
0.3% Hui
0.2% others
ISO 3166 codeCN-54
GDP (2011)CNY 60.5 billion
US$ 9.6 billion (32nt)
 • per capitaCNY 17,319
US$ 2,558 (28t)
HDI (2008)0.630 (medium) (31st)
Wabsteidhttp://www.xizang.gov.cn/
Tibet Autonomous Region
Cheenese name
Simplifee'd Cheenese西藏自治区
Tradeetional Cheenese西藏自治區
Tibetan name
Tibetan བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས།

The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Tibet or Xizang for short, cried the Xizang Autonomous Region (Tibetan: བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས།; Cheenese: 西藏自治区) an aw, is a province-level autonomous region o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae (PRC). It wis creatit in 1965 on the basis o an admeenistrative region which haed been incorporatit intae the PRC in 1951.

Athin the Cheenae, Tibet is identifeed wi the Autonomous Region, which includes aboot hauf o ethno-cultural Tibet, includin the traditional provinces o Ü-Tsang an the wastren hauf o Kham. The borders o the present Autonomous Region coincide roughly wi the actual zone o control o the then-govrenment o Tibet in 1950. The Tibet Autonomous Region is the seicont-lairgest province-level diveesion o Cheenae bi aurie, spannin ower 1,200,000 square kilometres (460,000 sq mi), efter Xinjiang, an due tae its generally hairsk terrain, is the least densely populatit provincial-level diveesion o the PRC.

Fitmerks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tibet's population tops 3 million; 90% are Tibetans". News.xinhuanet.com. 2011-05-04. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  2. 张军棉 (2011-06-10). "Top 10 least populous Chinese regions". China.org.cn. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  3. Does no include Sooth Tibet
  4. Does no include ony aurie disputit wi Indie or Pakistan

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