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Tibet

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The flag is the flag of Tibet before 1959[1].

བོད་
西藏

བོད་ཡིག བོད་ - བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས་[2]

བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས་ བོད་ཨ་མདོ་ནི་མདོ་སྨད་སྒང་དྲུག་སྟེ། ད་ལྟའི་མཚོ་སྔོན་ཞིང་ཆེན་གྱི་ཁོངས་དང་། ཀན་སུའུ་ཞིང་ཆེན། སི་ཁྲོན་ཞིང་ཆེན་གྱི་ཁོངས་ཀྱི་བོད་པ་སྤྱི་ལ་གོ་དགོས།

中文 西藏 - 西藏自治区[3]

西藏(藏文བོད,拉丁文转写为Bod,在现代拉萨方言的发音为pö),古称吐蕃,現在一些流亡海外的藏人指吐蕃及西藏均含有貶義,建議改名為“圖博”)是位于东亚的一个区域,位于青藏高原之上。比邻尼泊尔、不丹及印度等地。现为中华人民共和国的一个自治区。

English Tibet - Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibet is a plateau region in Central Asia and the indigeneous home to the Tibetan people. With an average elevation of 4,900 m (16,000 ft), it is the highest region on Earth and is commonly referred to as the "Roof of the World". Existing as a separate nation for centuries, Tibet is today administered mostly under the People's Republic of ► China. Tibet is also officially claimed by the Republic of China (Taiwan). However in the Tibetan sovereignty debate, the Chinese government and the Government of Tibet in Exile have disagreed over the legitimacy of Tibet becoming a part of China since 1959, and whether this incorporation into the Chinese homelands was legitimate. Tibet borders ► Xinjiang, ► Kashmir, ► India, ► Nepal and ► Bhutan.

Short name Tibet
Official  name Tibet Autonomous Region
Status Autonomous region of ► China, disputed by Tibetan government in exile
Capital ལྷ་ས་ (Lhasa)
拉薩[4]
Population 7,282,154 inhabitants (Greater Tibet), 2,616,329 inhabitants
Area 2.5 million resp. 1 228 400 km²
Major  languages Tibetan, Chinese
Major  religions Buddhism and Chinese folk religion
More information Tibet, Geography of Tibet, History of Tibet and Politics of Tibet
More  images Tibet - Tibet (Category).

General maps

TAR-TAP-TAC.png Map of Tibet in the Chinese administrative divisions
Tibetmap-en.png Map of Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibet-claims.jpg
            Historic Tibet as claimed by Tibetan exile groups
Tibetan areas designated by the PRC
Tibet Autonomous Region (actual control)
Claimed by India as part of Aksai Chin
Claimed by PRC as part of TAR
Other areas historically within Tibetan cultural sphere
Tibet map.png Map of Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibet ethnolinguistic 1967.png Ethnolinguistic Map of Tibet 1967
Historic Tibet Map.png Historic Tibet
Map of Tibet Ü-Tsang Amdo and Kham.jpg Map of Tibet : Ü-Tsang Amdo and Kham
Himalaya composite.jpg Satellite map of Tibet

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

CEM-44-La-Chine-la-Tartarie-Chinoise-et-le-Thibet-1734-2568.jpg « La Chine, la Tartarie Chinoise et le Thibet » in 1734 from Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
Bichurin Lhassa.jpg Early 19th-century en:map of Lhasa, as composed by en:Nikita Yakovlevich Bichurin
Plán Lhasy.jpg Map of Lhasa (1932)

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  1. Goldstein, Sherap, Siebenschuh "A Tibetan revolutionary: the political life and times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye", p175. After the 1959 Tibetan uprising the Chinese government outlawed the flag as a symbol of separatism. It continues to be used by the Government of Tibet in Exile
  2. Romanization of Tibetan: Bod - Bod-rang-skyong-ljongs.
  3. Romanization according to the Hanyu Pinyin standard: Xīzàng - Xīzàng Zìzhìqū.
  4. Romanization according to the Hanyu Pinyin standard: Lāsà.

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