When people talk about Tibet attractions, we obviously think about Tibet itself. There are also several areas in other provinces of China where Tibetan people reside. Tibetan people all over the china share the same language, culture and enjoy similar landscapes. There are 3 different Tibetan dialects in the Tibetan language. They are U-Tsang, Amdo and Khampa. U-Tsangg is used in most areas in the plateau west of Lhasa. Amdo is used in Tibetan areas in Qinghai, Gangsu and Sichuan. It is mainly prairie country and famous for its horses. Khampa comes from Western Sichuan, Diqing in Yunnan and the Chamdo area of Tibet. It is known for its valiant men and charming women.
The Autonomous Region is divided into seven prefecture-level divisions: six prefecture-level cities and one prefecture.
These in turn are subdivided into a total of 66 counties and 8 districts (Chengguan, Doilungdêqên, Dagzê, Samzhubzê, Karub, Bayi, Nêdong, and Seni).
|Administrative Regions||Area in km2||Regional Seat||Population||District/ County|
|Lhasa(Lasa)||29538.90||Cheng Guan District||559,423||3 District, 5 County|
|Shigatse (Rikaze)||182066.26||Samdruptse District||703,292||1 District, 17 County|
|Shannan (Lhoka)||79287.84||Nedong District||328,990||1 District, 11 County|
|Nyingchi(Linzhi)||113964.79||Bayi District||195,109||1 District, 6 County|
|Chamdo (Changdu)||108872.30||Kharub District||657,505||1 District, 10 County|
|Naqu (Nakchu)||391816.63||Seni District||462,382||1 District, 10 County|
|Ngari (Ali)||296822.62||Gar (Shiquanhe)||95,465||7 County|