Bamda

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Bamda
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Bamda is located in Tibet
Bamda
Bamda
Location within Tibet
Coordinates: 29°28′N 98°42′E / 29.467°N 98.700°E / 29.467; 98.700
Country China
Region Tibet
Prefecture Nyingchi Prefecture
Nearby settlements (distance)

Cengdo 
16.1 mi (26 km)

Chuka 
15.8 mi (25 km)

Chubarong 
27 mi (43 km)

Chubalung 
26.5 mi (43 km)

Gartog 
15.2 mi (24 km)

Gunwa 
22 mi (35 km)

Qoiden 
22.1 mi (36 km)

Qizhong 
17.5 mi (28 km)
Elevation 3,805 m (12,486 ft)
Population
 • Total 789
 • Major Nationalities Tibetan
 • Regional dialect Tibetan language
Time zone +8

Bamda is a small town in the Nyingchi Prefecture in the south-east of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) from Lhasa. It is basically an army garrison with a small Tibetan village around the corner.[1]

It lies at an altitude of 4,400 metres (14,400 ft). The village is located 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of Qoiden and about 32 kilometres (20 mi) from the border with Sichuan.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Buckley, Michael and Strauss, Robert. Tibet: a travel survival kit, p, 217. (1986) Lonely Planet Publications, Victoria, Australia. ISBN 0-908086-88-1.

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Coordinates: 29°28′N 98°42′E / 29.467°N 98.700°E / 29.467; 98.700