Karub District

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This article is about the district formerly known as Chamdo County. For the town, see Chengguan, Chamdo. For the city, see Chamdo.
Karub
卡若区 · མཁར་རོ་ཆུས།
District
South of Karub
South of Karub
Location of Chamdo County within Tibet
Location of Chamdo County within Tibet
Coordinates: 32°16′34″N 97°15′41″E / 32.27611°N 97.26139°E / 32.27611; 97.26139
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture Qamdo
Capital Chamdo
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Karub District (other spellings: Karuo District, Kharro District) is a district in Qamdo, the district is synonymous referred to as Chamdo, Qamdo, or Chengguan in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, and the seat of government of Qamdo. Karub has an area of 10,700 km² and a population of 78,000, of which 90% are Tibetan. The average temperature is 7.6°C, with average temperatures of -2.3°C in January and 16.3°C in July. The average precipitation is 467 mm per year.[citation needed]

Popular with tourists are the Galden Jampaling Monastery in the capital and the salt mines and hot springs at Yangjing.[citation needed]

Administrative divisions[edit]

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Karub administers 3 towns and 12 townships.

Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Tibetan Wylie Population Area (km²)
Chengguan Town 城关镇 Chéngguān Zhèn 195.39
Guro Town 俄洛镇 Éluò Zhèn 776.74
Karub Town 卡若镇 kǎ ruò Zhèn 649.42
Mongda Township 芒达乡 Mángdá Xiāng 440.24
Sagang Township 沙贡乡 Shāgòng Xiāng 589.70
Ormaika Township 若巴乡 Ruòbā Xiāng 897.33
Ngêxi Township 埃西乡 Āixī Xiāng 422.93
Ruxi Township 如意乡 Rúyì Xiāng 329.80
Ritong Township 日通乡 Rìtōng Xiāng 546.76
Cêrwai Township 柴维乡 Cháiwéi Xiāng 946.19
Toba Township 妥坝乡 Tuǒbà Xiāng 1769.10
Gama Township 嘎玛乡 Gāmǎ Xiāng 498.93
Mainda Township 面达乡 Miàndá Xiāng 1085.23
Yorba Township 约巴乡 Yuēbā Xiāng 486.81
Latog Township 拉多乡 Lāduō Xiāng 1728.35

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 32°16′34″N 97°15′41″E / 32.27611°N 97.26139°E / 32.27611; 97.26139