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Zhongba County
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Location of Zhongba County within Tibet
Coordinates: 31°16′42″N 83°27′52″E / 31.27833°N 83.46444°E / 31.27833; 83.46444
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture Xigazê Prefecture
Capital Tingche
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Zhongba County (Chinese: 仲巴县; Pinyin: Zhōngbā Xiàn) is a county of the Xigazê Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. It is the largest county in the region of Xigaze, and is located in western Tibet.

Zhongba County has a population of 18,000 and covers 43,594 square kilometers. It is prone to quakes and suffered another large one, 6.8 on the Richter scale on 30 August, 2008. Although it left a 10 km crack in a north-south direction at the epicenter, which is located at 31° north and 83.6° east. Houses were damaged and roads blocked by falling rocks, but no one has been reported as injured. "Strong Earthquake in Tibet leaves no casualties, but big crack."

It is heavily populated with lakes. Renqingxiubu Co lake is known as Rinchen Subtso in Tibetan.

Transport

China National Highway 219

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