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Nêdong County
—  County  —
Tibetan transcription(s)
 - Tibetan སྣེ་གདོང་རྫོང་
 - Wylie transliteration sne gdong rdzong
 - pronunciation in IPA
 - official transcription (PRC) Nêdong
 - THDL Nedong
 - other transcriptions
Chinese transcription(s)
 - Traditional 乃东县
 - Simplified 乃东县
 - Pinyin Nǎidōng Xiàn
Yungbulakang Palace
Location of Nêdong County within Tibet
Nêdong County is located in Tibet
Nêdong County
Location in Tibet
Coordinates: 29°13′12″N 91°46′48″E / 29.22°N 91.78°E / 29.22; 91.78
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture Shannan Prefecture
 - Total 2,184.98 km2 (843.6 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 - Total 58,808
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Nêdong County, (Tibetan: སྣེ་གདོང་རྫོང་ Wylie: sne gdong rdzong; Chinese: 乃东县; Pinyin: Nǎidōng Xiàn) is a county of the Shannan Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tradruk Temple (Pinyin: Changzhug), an important and very early, Buddhist monastery, dating to the reign of Songtsen Gampo, is located in the Yarlung Valley in Nêdong as is the Yungbulakang Palace.

Coordinates: 29°13′12″N 91°46′48″E / 29.22°N 91.78°E / 29.22; 91.78

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