Category:Nathu La

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Nathu La (Tibetan: རྣ་ཐོས་ལ་, Nepali: नाथू ला, Chinese: 乃堆拉山口 Nǎiduīlā Shānkǒu, Hindi: नाथूला दर्रा) 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 (14,140 ft) 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. It is also spelled Ntula, Natu La, Nathula, or Natula.

Location: 27°20′24″N 88°51′00″E / 27.34000°N 88.85000°E / 27.34000; 88.85000

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