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Lhasa, the capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, has a history of more than 1,300 years, and serves as the political, economic, cultural, and transport center of Tibet.
Shannan Prefecture

The Shannan Prefecture of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region is located at the lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River south of the Kangdese Mountains - the Nyainqentanglha Mountains on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Xigaze Prefecture

Xigaze connects with Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim (state in India) in the south, Ngari in the west, Nagqu in the north, and Lhasa and Shannan in the east.
Nagqu Prefecture

The Nagqu Prefecture lies in the northern part of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region. It neighbors Chamdo in the east, Ngari in the west, Lhasa, Nyingchi, and Xigaze in the south, and Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and Qinghai province in the north.
Nyingchi Prefecture

Nyingchi, "throne of the sun" in Tibetan, is located in the southeast part of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, where the Himalaya Mountains and Nyainqentanglha Mountains extend from west to east.
Chamdo Prefecture

Located in the eastern part of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, the Chamdo Prefecture, tucked away in the Hengduan Mountains and dissected by the Jinshajiang, Lancanjiang, and Nujiang rivers, covers an area of about 110,000 square kilometers.
Ngari Prefecture

The Ngari Prefecture is located in the western part of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, at the center of the Changtang Plateau on the northern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
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