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Tingri County
—  County  —
Tibetan transcription(s)
 - Tibetan
 - Wylie transliteration
 - pronunciation in IPA
 - official transcription (PRC)
 - THDL
 - other transcriptions
Chinese transcription(s)
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 - Simplified
 - Pinyin
Location of Tingri County within Tibet
Tingri County is located in Tibet
Tingri County
Location in Tibet
Coordinates: 28°28′34″N 87°13′01″E / 28.47611°N 87.21694°E / 28.47611; 87.21694
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture Xigazê Prefecture
Capital Tingri
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Tingri County or Dhringgri County (Tibetan: དིང་རི་རྫོང་Wylie: ding ri rdzong; Chinese: 定日县pinyin: Dìngrì Xiàn), is a county of the Xigazê Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

The county comprises the upper valley of the Bum-chu or Arun River, with the valleys of its tributaries plus the valleys of the Rongshar Tsangpo and the Lapchi Gang Tsanpo which flow south into Nepal. It is bordered on the south by the main range of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest (Tib. Chomolungma), Makalu and Cho Oyo. The present county administration is located at Shelkar, about 87 km (54 miles) east of Tingri (town).[1]

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Footnotes

  1. ^ Footprint Tibet Handbook with Bhutan, p. 296. 2nd edition (1999). Gyume Dorje. Footprint Handbooks, Bath, England. ISBN 1 900949 33 4.

Coordinates: 28°28′34″N 87°13′01″E / 28.47611°N 87.21694°E / 28.47611; 87.21694

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