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Chaggar Destination Guide

Delve into Chaggar in China!

Chaggar in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a place located in China - some 1,597 mi (or 2,570 km) South-West of Beijing, the country's capital.

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Local time in Chaggar is now 01:37 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Urumqi" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Itanagar, Yangbajain, Shigatse, Qiangqinxue or Naidong. While being here, you might want to check out and Chaggar as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


The Transhimalaya or "Gangdise - Nyenchen Tanglha range", is a 1600 km long mountain range extending in a west-east direction parallel to the main Himalayan range. Located north of Yarlung Tsangpo river on the southern edge of the Tibetan Plateau, the Transhimalaya is composed by the Gangdise range to the west and the Nyenchen Tanglha range to the east. The area was discovered by Swedish explorer Sven Hedin and is also named the Hedin Range in his honour. Mount Kailash

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Located at 30.21, 90.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Mountain ranges of China, Mountain ranges of Tibet


Yangbajain (also spelled Yangbajing) is a town approximately 87 kilometers north-west of Lhasa, halfway to Damxung in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The town lies just south of the Nyainqêntanglha Mountains, in an upland lush green valley surrounded by the tents of nomads with grazing yak and sheep populating the hillside. It is the site Yangpachen Monastery, which was historically the seat of the Shamarpas of Karma Kagyü and the Yangbajing International Cosmic Ray Observatory.

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Located at 30.21, 90.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Astronomical observatories in China, Populated places in Lhasa Prefecture

Yangbajing Tunnel

The Yangbajing Tunnel is the longest tunnel of some 3,345-metres long of the Qinghai–Tibet Railway which links Xining with Lhasa across the high Tibetan Plateau of north-east China. It is 4,264 metres above sea level and located 80 kilometres NW of the Tibetan regional capital, Lhasa.

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Located at 30.21, 90.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Railway tunnels in Tibet