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Capital:
Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet, is located at, an altitude of 3,650 meters above sea level. It has been the center of politics, culture, and religion in Tibet for more than 1,300 years. Its name "Lhasa" means "the land of gods".

Total area :
9,596,961 sq km.

Population:
Total population of Tibet is 2.62 million (the 2000 population census)

Land area:
Total land area of Tibet is 9,596,961 sq km. Almost completely surrounded by mountain ranges (including the Himalayas in the south and the Kunlun  in the north), Tibet is largely a plateau. Many of the rivers of Asia, especially the Chang (Yangtze), the Mekong, and the Thanlwin, rise in Tibet; the most important is the Yarlung Zangbo (the Brahmaputra), which follows an easterly course through Tibet. North of the Yarlung Zangbo are many salt lakes, the largest being Nam Co (Tengri Nor) in the east. The 1.22 million-square-kilometer autonomous region accounts for 12.8 percent of China's total land area.

Water area:
270,550 km2 (around 3 percent).

Coastline:
7,000 km
 
Area Comparative:
Slightly smaller than the US.

Land boundaries:
Total: 22,117 km

Border countries: Afghanistan 76 km, Bhutan 470 km, Burma 2,185 km, India 3,380 km, Kazakhstan 1,533 km, North Korea 1,416 km, Kyrgyzstan 858 km, Laos 423 km, Mongolia 4,677 km, Nepal 1,236 km, Pakistan 523 km, Russia (northeast) 3,605 km, Russia (northwest) 40 km, Tajikistan 414 km, Vietnam 1,281 km
Regional borders: Hong Kong 30 km, Macau 0.34 km.

Location:
20 00 N, 77 00 E, Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan.

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