Lhasa, China

Lhasa, China
Lhasa - is the historic capital of Tibet, and now - the administrative center of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Lhasa is also the traditional seat of the Dalai Lama. Literally translated from the Tibetan "Lhasa" means "place of the gods". The city is situated at an altitude of 3650 m, the population of Lhasa is about 200 tysych people.

Lhasa is located in the Lhasa Valley. The mountains around the valley rising to a height of 5,500 meters and above. Flowing through the city Kyi Chu river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra.

At present, the economy has acquired great importance to the tourism industry. Tourists are attracted by the unique Potala Pala...

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