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城关区

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ཁྲིན་ཀོན་ཆུས།

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Chengguan
城关区

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ཁྲིན་ཀོན་ཆུས
Chengguan District (pink) within Lhasa (yellow)
Chengguan District (pink) within Lhasa (yellow)
Coordinates: 29°39′N 91°07′E / 29.650°N 91.117°E / 29.650; 91.117Coordinates: 29°39′N 91°07′E / 29.650°N 91.117°E / 29.650; 91.117
Country China
RegionTibet Autonomous Region
Prefecture-level cityLhasa
Government
 • TypeDistrict (China)
 • Mayor (of prefecture-level city)Zhang Tingqing
 • Deputy mayor (of prefecture-level city)Jigme Namgyal
Area
 • District525 km2 (203 sq mi)
 • Urban77.88 km2 (30.07 sq mi)
Elevation
3,656 m (11,995 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • District279,074
 • Density531.6/km2 (1,377/sq mi)
 • Major Ethnic groups
Tibetan; Han; Hui
 • Languages
Tibetan, Mandarin, Jin language (Hohhot dialect)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
850000
Websitewww.xzcgq.gov.cn

Lhasa (Tibetan: ལྷ་ས།; Chinese: 拉萨) is a city in Tibet. It is one of the highest cities in the world. It has many Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang and Norbulingka.

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