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
 • Total1228400 km2 (474,300 sq mi)
Area rank2nd
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,002,166[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)
Websitehttp://www.xizang.gov.cn/
Tibet Autonomous Region
Chinese name
Semplifeed Cheenese西藏自治区
Tradeetional Cheenese西藏自治區
Tibetan name
Tibetanབོད་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 kilometre (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. 4 Mey 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  2. 张军棉 (10 Juin 2011). "Top 10 least populous Chinese regions". China.org.cn. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  3. Does no include Sooth Tibet
  4. Does no include ony aurie disputit wi Indie or Pakistan

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