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  Tibet Travel Information, Tibet Tour, Low Price, Travel to Tibet, 24/7 Toll Free, Tips, Travel Permit, Tibet Trip, ...
Tibet (Xizang), the Roof of the World, remained unknown to the world until the beginning of the 20th century.
The Himalayas to the south, the Karakoram to the west, and the Kunlun to the north are the dream lands of all adventurers and mountaineers.
Western Tibet, Ngari, is a vast barren plateau and renowned as the Roof of Tibet.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/tibet   (1326 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Tibet
Tibet with the towns of Gartok and Rudok, the Kailas Mountain, the Refuge of Siva; it is bounded by the British district of Kumaun.
Tibet but did not visit it; the first European traveller who appears to have visited Lhasa is the Franciscan Odoric of Pordenone in the first half of the fourteenth century.
Tibet, was to penetrate into the country by the way of Northern India with Fathers Krick and Bernard.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14718a.htm   (2645 words)

  
  Tibet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
A Chinese autonomous region since 1951, Tibet is bordered on the south by Myanmar, India, Bhutan, and Nepal, on the west by India (including the disputed Kashmir), on the north by Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Qinghai prov., and on the east by Sichuan and Yunnan provs.
Almost completely surrounded by mountain ranges (including the Himalayas in the south and the Kunlun in the north), Tibet is largely a plateau averaging c.16,000 ft (4,880 m) in height.
Tibet is a land of scant rainfall and a short growing season, and the only extensive agricultural region is the Yarlung Zangbo valley, where barley, wheat, potatoes, millet, and turnips are grown.
www.bartleby.com /65/ti/Tibet.html   (1449 words)

  
  Tibet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The collapse of the Yuan dynasty in 1368 led to the overthrow of the Sa-skya in Tibet.
In 1841 Tibet was invaded by the army of General Zorawar Singh from the Indian Kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir.
The government of the PRC says that the population of Tibet in 1737 was about 8 million, and that due to the backward rule of the local theocracy, there was rapid decrease in the next two hundred years and the population in 1959 was only about 1.19 million.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tibet   (5862 words)

  
 Tibet Autonomous Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For over a decade, the 14th Dalai Lama has publicly stated that he seeks to negotiate "genuine self-government" or "genuine self-rule" for Tibet within the context of the Chinese state, indicating that he is of the opinion that in the current state the TAR does not give the Tibetans genuine self-rule.
Other parts of historic Tibet (eastern Kham and Amdo) were not under the administration of the Tibetan government during the 20th century; today they are distributed among the provinces of Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan.
The TAR is bounded on the north and east by Xinjiang, Qinghai, and Sichuan, on the west by India and Kashmir, and on the south by Yunnan, Nepal, India and Bhutan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tibet_Autonomous_Region   (1063 words)

  
 Free Tibet Campaign - History of Relations between Tibet and China
In Tibet, the 5th Dalai Lama therefore sought to establish peaceful relations with this emerging Manchu power, and was subsequently invited to Beijing in 1652.
Tibet did fall under some form of Manchu "protection" at this time - subordinate in name to a government in Beijing; and the region of Amdo was placed under direct military control after an anti-Manchu uprising in 1724.
Tibet has always maintained a distinct cultural, religious, linguistic and ethnic identity, and this is proof enough to support its claims to independence.
www.freetibet.org /info/facts/fact15.html   (1423 words)

  
 Friendly Fuedalism - The Tibet Myth
In their book on Tibet, Ginsburg and Mathos reach a similar conclusion: “As far as can be ascertained, the great bulk of the common people of Lhasa and of the adjoining countryside failed to join in the fighting against the Chinese both when it first began and as it progressed.“
Chinese cadres in Tibet too often view their Tibetan neighbors as backward and lazy, in need of economic development and “patriotic education.” During the 1990s Tibetan government employees suspected of harboring nationalist sympathies were purged from office, and campaigns were launched to discredit the Dalai Lama.
We are told that when the Dalai Lama ruled Tibet, the people lived in contented and tranquil symbiosis with their monastic and secular lords, in a social order sustained by a deeply spiritual, nonviolent culture, inspired by humane and pacific religious teachings.
www.michaelparenti.org /Tibet.html   (5572 words)

  
 History of Tibet, Map of Tibet, History of Tibet, Map of Tibet
The Tibetans retaliated by massadring the Manchus in Lhasa.
In the internal affairs of Tibet, the sovereignty of the Central Government of Tibet at Lhasa was most clearly illustrated in the internal war which broke out during the middle of the nineteenth century between the chieftain of Nyarong on the one side and the King of Derge and the Horpa princes on the other.
Tibet's high plains, forests and mountains form a unique ecosystem on the planet and are home to an array of rare wildlife, including the snow leopard, blue sheep and Tibetan wild ass.
www.friends-of-tibet.org.nz /tibet.html   (3786 words)

  
 Tibet
The education level of the aged population in Tibet was a little lower than that of other regions, with 89.44% of the aged population being illiterate or semi-literate.
Before the 1970s, the migration between Tibet and other provinces was almost dictated by the government as being work-site movements, job assignments and accompanying family moves, but after the 1980s, the migrants actively moved more for studying or training, for marriage or joining family, for visiting friends or relatives and retirement.
Migration within Tibet is usually related to the regional distribution of the total population and the development of transportation.
www.unescap.org /esid/psis/population/database/chinadata/tibet.htm   (3483 words)

  
 Western China - china.org.cn
Tibet adjoins Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the province of Qinghai in the north, Sichuan in the east, Yunnan in the southeast, and such countries and regions as Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Sikkim and Nepal in the south and west along an international border of nearly 4,000 km.
Tibet, averaging more than 4,000 meters above sea level, forms the main part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and is well known as the "roof of the world." The Himalayas, ranging from east to west on the southern edge of the Tibet Plateau, run for 2,400 kilometers with an elevation of more than 6,000 meters.
The government of Tibet Autonomous Region has consistently stressed the implementation of the nation's fundamental policy that natural resources be rationally utilized so as to protect the environment, conscientiously realizing the coordinated planning and carrying out economic, urban and rural, and environmental construction.
www.china.org.cn /e-xibu/2JI/3JI/xizang/xizang-ban.htm   (4043 words)

  
 Tibetan History
Tibet had a population of 10 million with 3 million Tibetans (all estimates) and an army of comparable strength facing the two Tang army of Southern Xinkiang (24,000 soldiers) and Silk-road (75,000 soldiers).
Tibet wanted the four Tang garrisons at the Southern Xinkiang (which guarded the silk-road from Tang through Xinkiang and Central Asia), and Tang wanted the re-establishment of Tu-Yu Huen as the power in Qinghai (most Tu-Yu Huen moved back to the valleys at the source of Yellow river and were called `Atsai' in Tibetan).
The regent of Tibet Radreng requested the government of R.O.C. to exempt the 14th Dalai Lama from the lottery system which was granted by a special decree.
omni.cc.purdue.edu /~wtv/tibet/history.html   (11546 words)

  
 Tibet Eco-Tours & Travel - Trips by JOURNEYS International
Tibet enjoys fame as "The Roof of the World" - and the road from Yunnan to Lhasa is the toughest road in the world, offering surprising views and varied ethnic cultures along the way.
Tibet was only opened to tourism in 1985 and the Lhasa-Chengdu highway, enabling overland travel, was officially opened a year later.
Tibet was only opened to tourism in 1985 and the Lhasa - Kathmandu highway enabling overland travel was officially opened a year later.
www.journeys-intl.com /destinations/asia/tibet   (635 words)

  
 Tibet
Although Mongols invaded Tibet along with other countries, Prince Godan, who was the ruling Khan had converted to Buddhism and the invading force stopped.
Around 1900, Tibet and Russia had developed contact and through letters and gifts presented from the Dalai Lama with the Russian Czar, the British were fearful about any involvement Russia had with Tibet.
The British government felt that interest they had in Tibet was at stake, which resulted in Tibet being invaded by the British expeditionary force in August of 1904.
www.asianartmall.com /tibethistory.htm   (1371 words)

  
 Tibet Travel Information, Travel Guide to Tibet China
Tibet Autonomous Region is located at the Southwest part of China, with a land area of 1.22 million square kilometers and a population of 2.3 million, in which, 95% are Tibetan nationality.
Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, covers an area of 544 square kilometers and is "The Land of Gods" in Tibetan, sits on the north bank of River Lhasa, a tributary of the Yarlung Tsangbo River, at an altitude of 3,700 meters.
Nagqu lies in the northern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region at longitude 84o55 'E and latitude 29o55 '-36o30 'N. It neighbors qamdo in the east, Ngari in the west, Lhasa, Nyingchi and Xigaze in the south, and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province in the north.
www.chinahighlights.com /tibet/index.htm   (755 words)

  
 TIBET - AJAX
TIBET uses event signaling and a set of types based on the Workflow Management Coalition's petri-net models for workflow event coordination to handle event synchronization.
TIBET's low level protocols can be further enhanced by leveraging TIBET's built-in SHA1, MD5, and 256-bit AES encryption capability, allowing you to secure your most sensitive data end-to-end or to support authentication protocols such as digest-based authentication which can help avoid putting passwords or other data in clear text over the wire.
TIBET's development tools provide an example of this functionality by including an XMPP "shell", an interactive chat console that makes use of the XMPP library components to instantly connect you with other TIBET developers world-wide.
www.technicalpursuit.com /ajax_indepth.htm   (2489 words)

  
 Tibet Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tashilhunpo is one of the few monasteries in Tibet that weathered the stormy seas of the Cultural Revolution relatively unscathed.
Tibetans are used to hardship, and despite the disastrous Chinese occupation, they have managed to keep their culture and humour alive.
Tibet Outside Tibet : Monasteries and Mountains of Western China.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/tibet   (158 words)

  
 Tibet Online
Tibet Online is operated by the international Tibet Support Group community, providing information on the plight of Tibet and serving as a virtual community space for the movement.
Tibet's ancient and fantastic civilization and ecosystem are faced with extinction due to 57 years of mismanagement and abuse under its colonial ruler, the People's Republic of China.
The ongoing destruction of Tibet will only be halted when the fate of Tibet is once again back in the hands of the Tibetans.
www.tibet.org   (158 words)

  
 Tibet
Tibet has often been called the "Roof of the World." The plateau is probably the largest and highest area ever to exist in Earth history, with an average elevation exceeding 5000 m (16,400').
It is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region and the center of Tibet's political, economic, cultural and religious activities.
Due to the high altitude of Tibet, the water boils at 90 degree Celsius, and cooking with water is impossible.
www.crystalinks.com /tibet.html   (4425 words)

  
 Nature Trail Trekking : Tibet Trekking, Tibet Travels, Tibet tours, TIBET, Tibet Travel, Tibet Tours, Tibet Tour, ...
Tibet however has proved over the years since that its way of life has been able to withstand this influence, power of thought and life itself overcoming the modern ravages of politics.
Tibet a place for the traveler to cast away any preconceptions he or she may have and join in the journey of discovery along the way...
Lhasa, the beautiful capital city of this Tibet Autonomous Region, (TAR), is situated in the South Central part of the region, on the North bank of the Kyichu River, (Lhasa River), in a mountain-fringed valley.
www.allnepal.com /tibet.htm   (545 words)

  
 Tibet travel guide - Wikitravel
Tibet (Classical Tibetan: Bod; Lhasa dialect: Pö; Chinese: 西藏, Xīzàng) is an autonomous region of China.
The basic one is the Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB) permit, which can be issued to you by Chinese travel agencies that handle Tibet, or (if overseas and arriving via Nepal) by the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu on proof of purchasing a package tour (there is no way around this).
Tibet info network (www.tibetinfonet.net) is a good source of up to date new from inside Tibet.
wikitravel.org /en/Tibet   (3852 words)

  
 Tibet at a glance
Tibet lies at the centre of Asia, with an area of 2.5 million square kilometers.
Tibet is comprised of the three provinces of Amdo (now split by China into the provinces of Qinghai, Gansu & Sichuan), Kham (largely incorporated into the Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Yunnan and Qinghai), and U-Tsang (which, together with western Kham, is today referred to by China as the Tibet Autonomous Region).
Tibetans use the term Tibet to mean the three provinces described above, i.e., the area traditionally known as Tibet before the 1949-50 invasion.
www.tibet.com /glance.html   (368 words)

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