Coqên Town

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Coqên
Town
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • Tibetan
Chinese transcription(s)
Coqên is located in Tibet
Coqên
Coqên
Location within Tibet
Coordinates: 31°1′8″N 85°9′30″E / 31.01889°N 85.15833°E / 31.01889; 85.15833
Country People's Republic of China
Region Tibet
Prefecture Ngari Prefecture
County Coqên County
Elevation 4,718 m (15,479 ft)
Population
 • Major Nationalities Tibetan
 • Regional dialect Tibetan language
Time zone +8

Coqen is a town and seat of Coqên County in the Ngari Prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It lies at an altitude of 4,718 metres (15,482 feet). It is on the main route between Lhasa and Kashgar, northwest of Lhaze.[1] Lakes not too far away include Zhari Nanmu Lake, Dawa Lake and Taruo Lake.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Buckley,Michael and Strauss, Robert. Tibet: a travel survival kit, p. 244. (1986) Lonely Planet Publications, Victoria, Australia. ISBN 0-908086-88-1.

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Coordinates: 31°1′8″N 85°9′30″E / 31.01889°N 85.15833°E / 31.01889; 85.15833