The beautiful and rich Tibet Autonomous Region is located in southwest China. The main part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, The region has an average elevation of more than 4,000 meters. And is famous as the “Roof of the world. ” In its jurisdiction, 50- Odd peaks are 7,000 meters above sea level or higher and of Them 11 are 8,000 meters above sea level or higher. The region Has an area of more than 1.2 million square kilometers and a Population of 2.3million. The majority are Tibetans.
Tibet is the birthplace of the Tibetan people. As early as in the late Paleolithic Age the people were found everywhere on this Tibet Plateau. In the seventh century, king Songtsan Gambo united Tibet and established the Tubo kingdom. Through the marriage Relations with the Tang imperial court, he established close relations between the Tibetan and Han ethnic peoples. In the mid-13th century, Tibet become an administrative area under the Yuan Dynasty. Since then Tibet has been. demonstrated in the map of China. In 1965 the Tibet Autonomous Region was officially founded according to the Constitution of the People’s Re- public of China. Since then the central government has stipulated a series of special policies and adopted flexible measures concerning the region. As a result, the region’s social economy has developed rapidly and the living standard of the local people has increased steadily.
Tibet is famous for its imposing scenery and mysterious Customs in the world. It has a long history, beautiful mountains and rivers, unique minority customs and attractive scenery. As soon as you step onto this strange and mysterious land and follow the tracks of pilgrims to review its ancient history, you will be immediately attracted by the magnificent Potala palace, the brilliant Tibetan culture, the wonderful mountains and rivers, the unique and mysterious customs of the highland and the snow-clad peaks.