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Explore Chimoin in China

Chimoin in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a place in China - some 1,766 mi or ( 2842 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

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Time in Chimoin is now 12:07 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Shillong, Patna, Shigatse, and Xegar. Since you are here already, consider visiting Thimphu . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Chimoin ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


on the way back home 2011 (part 2)Shigatse-Nigri

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Interesting facts about this location

Lhatse County

Lhatse County is a county of the Shigatse Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Lhatse County, has a population of some 50,000 and is about 200 kilometers from Mount Everest (or Chomolungma). It is among the most impoverished counties in China.

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Located at 29.19 88.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Counties of Tibet, Shigatse Prefecture

Sakya Monastery

Sakya Monastery, also known as dPal Sa skya or Pel Sakya ("White Earth" or "Pale Earth") is a Buddhist monastery situated 25 km southeast of a bridge which is about 127 km west of Shigatse on the road to Tingri in Tibet. The seat of the Sakya or Sakyapa school of Tibetan Buddhism, it was founded in 1073, by Konchok Gyelpo (1034-1102), originally a Nyingmapa monk of the powerful noble family of the Tsang and became the first Sakya Trizin.

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Located at 28.91 88.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 9th-century establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Cultural Revolution


Xarlung is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It lies at an altitude of 4793 metres (15,728 feet). The village has a population of about 896 people. It lies approximately 30.3 miles north of Dobzha.

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Located at 28.97 88.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet