• Tibet - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tibet Tibet has various festivals, many for worshipping the Buddha, that take place throughout the year. Losar is the Tibetan New Year Festival. Preparations for the festive event are manifested by special offerings to family shrine deities, painted doors with religious symbols, and other painstaking jobs done to prepare for the event.
  • Tibet | History, Map, Capital, Population, Language ...

    www.britannica.com/place/Tibet Tibet, historic region and autonomous region of China that is often called ‘the roof of the world.’ It occupies a vast area of plateaus and mountains in Central Asia, including Mount Everest. The name Tibet is derived from the Mongolian Thubet, the Chinese Tufan, the Tai Thibet, and the Arabic Tubbat.
  • Tibet travel | China, Asia - Lonely Planet

    www.lonelyplanet.com/china/tibet Tibet offers fabulous monasteries, breathtaking high-altitude walks, stunning views of the world’s highest mountains and one of the most likeable cultures you will ever encounter.
  • Tibet - New World Encyclopedia

    www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tibet Tibet, called “Bod” by Tibetans, or 西藏 (Xīzàng) by the Chinese, is a plateau region in Central Asia and the indigenous home to the Tibetan people.With an average elevation of 16,000 feet, (4,900 meters) it is the highest region on earth and is commonly referred to as the "Roof of the World."
  • Tibet - History | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/Tibet/History Tibet - Tibet - History: Ruins in eastern Tibet near Qamdo indicate that humans inhabited the region some 4,000 to 5,000 years ago. According to Tibetan legend, the Tibetan people originated from the union of a monkey and a female demon. The Chinese Tang dynasty annals (10th century ce) place the Tibetans’ origin among the nomadic pastoral Qiang tribes recorded about 200 bce as inhabiting ...
  • Tibet 2020: Best of Tibet Tourism - Tripadvisor

    www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g294222-Tibet-Vacations.html Tibet Tourism: Tripadvisor has 27,101 reviews of Tibet Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Tibet resource.
  • Tibet profile - BBC News

    www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-16689779 Tibet, the remote and mainly-Buddhist territory known as the "roof of the world", is governed as an autonomous region of China. Beijing claims a centuries-old sovereignty over the Himalayan region.
  • Brief History and Geography of Tibet - ThoughtCo

    www.thoughtco.com/tibet-geography-and-history-1435570 Tibet pleaded for assistance from the United Nations, the British, and the newly independent Indians for assistance to no avail. In 1959 a Tibetan uprising was squelched by the Chinese and the leader of the theocratic Tibetan government, the Dalai Lama, fled to Dharamsala, India and created a government-in-exile.
  • Tibet (1912–1951) - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tibet_(1912%E2%80%931951) The polity of Tibet between the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1912 and the annexation by the People's Republic of China in 1951 was a de facto independent state comprising the western half of the Tibetan Plateau.. The Tibetan Ganden Phodrang regime was a protectorate of the Qing dynasty until 1912, when the Provisional Government of the Republic of China replaced the Qing dynasty as the ...
  • Central Tibetan Administration

    tibet.net Tibet, the Roof of the World, is a vast country – over two-thirds the size of India or more than two and half times the size of Austria, Denmark, France and Germany put together. It is a land rich in minerals and the variety of its flora and fauna. And, contrary to popular belief, Tibet is not entir