• 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 - Lonely Planet

    www.lonelyplanet.com/china/tibet Explore Tibet holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | 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 (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 arguably 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 ...
  • Tibet - Wikitravel

    wikitravel.org/en/Tibet Tibet (Classical Tibetan: Bod; (བོད་), Lhasa dialect: Pö; Mandarin Chinese: 西藏, Xīzàng) is an autonomous region of China.. Entering Tibet you feel as though you've entered an entirely different world. The traditional Tibetan culture remains strong and central to the region despite economic development and migration of other Chinese ethnic groups to Lhasa.
  • 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 - 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."
  • Central Tibetan Administration

    www.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
  • Is Tibet a country? | Free Tibet

    freetibet.org/about/legal-status-tibet Tibet has maintained a unique culture, written and spoken language, religion and political system for centuries. In 1913, the 13th Dalai Lama - Tibet's political and spiritual leader - issued a proclamation reaffirming Tibet’s independence: "We are a small, religious, and independent nation." The ...
  • International Campaign for Tibet

    savetibet.org International Campaign for Tibet | 1825 Jefferson Place NW | Washington, DC | 20036 | USA Phone: (202) 785-1515 | Fax: (202) 785-4343 | info@savetibet.org ICT is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. Our tax ID is 52-1570071.