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Bagcang in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a town in China - some 1,782 mi or ( 2869 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Bagcang is now 08:30 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Thimphu, Daga, Sharithang, and Paro. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Dhaka . Where to go and what to see in Bagcang ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Xarsingma

Xarsingma is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

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Located at 27.43 88.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Jelep La

Jelep La (also spelled Jelepla) is a high mountain pass between India and Tibet in East Sikkim District of Sikkim. The famous Menmecho Lake lies below the Jelep La Pass. Jelep-la, a Tibetan name, means 'The lovely level pass, so called because it is the easiest and most level of all the passes between Tibet and Sikkim. ' (from the Bengal District Gazetteers Darjeeling, 1907, by L.S.S. O'Malley, Indian Civil Service. ) The pass is in Sikkim and the route connects Lhasa to India.

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Located at 27.37 88.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: China–India border crossings, East Sikkim district, Mountain passes of India, Mountain passes of Tibet, Mountain passes of the Himalayas, Shigatse Prefecture

Torsa Strict Nature Reserve

The Torsa Strict Nature Reserve in Bhutan covers 609.51 square kilometres in Haa District, occupying most of its area. It borders Sikkim and Tibet to the west and is connected to Jigme Dorji National Park via a "biological corridor. " Torsa contains the westernmost temperate forests of Bhutan, from broadleaf forests to alpine meadows and the small lakes of Sinchulungpa, at altitudes ranging from 1,400 metres to 4,800 metres .

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Located at 27.33 89.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Haa District, Protected areas of Bhutan

Nathu La

Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass, at 4,310 m above mean sea level, forms a part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road. Nathu means "listening ears" and La means "pass" in Tibetan. On the Indian side, the pass is 54 km east of Gangtok, the capital of Indian state of Sikkim on JN Marg and only citizens of India can visit the pass, that too after obtaining a permit in Gangtok.

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Located at 27.39 88.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: China–India border crossings, East Sikkim district, Mountain passes of India, Mountain passes of Tibet, Mountain passes of the Himalayas, Sites along the Silk Road

Chumbi Valley

Chumbi Valley is a valley in Tibet at the intersection of India, Bhutan and China in the Himalayas. Two main passes between India and China open up here: the Nathu La Pass and Jelep La Pass. The valley is at an altitude of 3,000 metres (9,500 feet) and was at the forefront of the British military expedition of 1904 into Tibet. It was occupied by the British for nine months after the hostilities to secure Tibetan payment of indemnity. The valley blooms in spring. It enjoys a temperate climate.

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Located at 27.39 88.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: British military occupations, History of Tibet, Shigatse Prefecture, Valleys of Bhutan, Valleys of India, Valleys of Tibet