Thursday, January 27, 2011
Part 1 : Lhasa, Tibet facts
Today, the People’s Republic of China is divided into 23 provinces, five autonomous regions and three municipalities directly under the Central Government.
Tibet, one of the five autonomous regions, is inhabited primarily by people of Tibetan ethnicity Location and Area The southwest border province of Tibet forms the southwestern portion of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
It adjoins the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the province of Qinghai to the north, Sichuan to the east, Yunnan to the southeast, and the nations of Burma (Myanmar), India, Bhutan, Sikkim and Nepal to the south and west along an international border of nearly 4,000 kilometers.