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Tibet

Tibet
  • Capital city: Lhasa
  • Population: 3,145,000 (est 2015)
  • Size of country: 474,300 km sq
  • Currency: Renminbi
  • Power supply: 220v / 50hz
  • Sockets: Round-three pin variety, but can also be European or British type sockets
  • Language: Standard Tibetan and Mandarin Chinese
  • Time difference: GMT +7 hours
  • Visas: British nationals require a Chinese visa to visit Tibet.
  • Religion: Tibetan Buddhism with a small minority of Muslims and Christians
  • Popular dishes: Tukpa, noodles with meat
  • Popular drinks: Yak butter tea
  • Did you know: The Tibetan Plateau is roughly 4 x the size of France with an average altitude of 4,500m.
  • FCO link: FCO travel advice China (Tibet)
  • World Travel Guide: World Travel Guide / Tibet
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