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 Shigatse is located in southwestern Tibet, the yarlung zangbo river and its main tributaries NianChuHe confluence, a total area of 3875 square kilometers, terrain with would give priority to, the city average altitude of 3836 meters. Belongs to plateau temperate semi-arid monsoon climate zone. Permanent population 100000 people, the perennial floating population 60000 people, the city with 10 townships, two street offices. City planning area of 50 square kilometers, is now built urban area of 20 square kilometers. Shigatse, Tibetan language as "soil fertile farm", is an ancient city, has a history of more than 600 years ago, in 1986 12 menstrual approval of the state council, to xigaze Shigatse county (county-level cities), belonging to shigatse area under the jurisdiction of today. In the same year was named "the national famous historical and cultural city" of the state council.

Travelling in the Shigatse area, if you plan to go to camphorwood, northeast, where a (Everest), ali region border region, such as lion spring river, alvin, need to deal with border card. Camphorwood and mount Everest in a line, write "NieLaMuXian" can; Write "rocks" dongya need another. In your point of departure is best done border card, should avoid as far as possible in Lhasa and xigaze, because there will be more troublesome, the price will be expensive. Mobile phone has signal in Lhasa, kyrgyz, Shigatse, tingri county localities have signal, is not necessarily true of the other parts of the country. In addition, rongbuk monastery and Everest base camp has no electricity, before you go to best backup battery of your phone and digital devices.
From Lhasa to cross barak pass, after the world\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s highest freshwater lake - maiden left, one thousand KaRe glaciers, and go to Jiang Zi, browse the three sectarian unity, which has "hundreds of pagodas" white ju temple, fight against the British invasion of ZongShan castle ruins, Shigatse finally arrived. After browse the urban scenic spot south by transcribing, newly appointed, reach the high mountain, elevation 5145 meters of flannelette temple, and 8 km of mountain Everest base camp (elevation 5200 meters), is the starting point of the world\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s first peak, is also close to the perfect place to appreciate the Everest.
Continue to south from Shigatse, can reach the world first peak, mount Everest is direct naqu, north of east to Lhasa, shannan, the west can reach ali. Shigatse natural scenery, cultural landscape rich: headed by Everest climb snow-capped mountains, beautiful scenery of the primitive forest zone, hand in photograph reflect in the mountain, the sacred lake, grasslands, full of mystery and legend of acquainting monastery, which one of the unique humanities reveals the... Enable tourists to interpret history of social development in Tibet. From Lhasa, go up stream along the yarlung zangbo river is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet along maiden left, inlay in the mountains; And tashilhunpo monastery is Shigatse, the symbol of the temple and mountain building, grand grand, are comparable to the potala palace, the successive panchen in; Jiang Zi have many of the White House temple pagoda, known as "king of Tibet tower", temple murals total concept of coherent structure, local self-enclosed, very harmonious, the White House temple and the Tibetan culture treasure house sakya is a religious center of Tibet, is where you will go to love traveling. ZongShan and admired for people here in the site. From xigaze continue to head south, will reach the beautiful ice world and the world first peak - mount Everest.
Shigatse, located in the southern Tibet is located at the confluence of the yarlung zangbo river and NianChuHe, capital of the former one is as high as 3800 meters above sea level, is the second largest city in Tibet, is one of the political center, is also a successive panchen in place. Beautiful and charming natural scenery, the unique one, here is known as "the best and beautiful farm". Xigaze region in a river valley. Most of the average temperature of 2 ~ 12 ℃, the most warm in the average temperature for 10 ~ 18 ℃, annual average temperature 6.3 ℃, is a winter without freezing, summer without the heat. Precipitation concentrated in July and August, and more rain, wet and dry season. Shigatse area sufficient sunshine, mild climate, the weather here and tourism facilities are good, so can at any time to come here to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
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