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Yangra Destination Guide

Delve into Yangra in China

Yangra in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a city in China - some 1,616 mi or ( 2601 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .

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Current time in Yangra is now 07:24 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Thimphu, Paro, Itanagar, Yangbajain, and Shigatse. While being here, make sure to check out Thimphu . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Yangra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Auréa Tibet Juin 2007

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Monastère de Yangpachen de SS Shamar Rinpoche ..

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Interesting facts about this location


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

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Located at 29.97 90.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Populated places in 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 30.08 90.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km 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 30.04 90.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Railway tunnels in Tibet

2008 Damxung earthquake

The 2008 Damxung earthquake hit Damxung County, Xizang (Tibet), west of Lhasa, in the People's Republic of China around 16:30 China Standard Time on October 6, 2008. The Chinese state media reported that the earthquake caused 10 deaths as of October 7. Three aftershocks above magnitude 5 followed the main earthquake.

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Located at 29.76 90.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: 2008 earthquakes, 2008 in China, Earthquakes in China