Dêlêg

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Dêlêg
Town
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • Tibetan བདེ་ལེགས
 • Wylie transliteration bde legs
 • pronunciation in IPA [telek]
 • official transcription (PRC) Dêlêg
 • THDL Delek
 • other transcriptions Deleg
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 德來
 • Simplified 德来
 • Pinyin Délái
Dêlêg is located in Tibet
Dêlêg
Dêlêg
Location within Tibet
Coordinates: 29°58′N 87°40′E / 29.967°N 87.667°E / 29.967; 87.667
Country China
Region Tibet
Prefecture Shigatse Prefecture
County Xaitongmoin
Population (2007)
 • Total ~350

Dêlêg is a village in Xaitongmoin county (bzad mthong smon rdzong / Xiètōngmén Xiàn 謝通門縣/谢通门县) of Shigatse Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, northeast of the county seat. The Tibetan name means “good luck”. It lies at an elevation of 4804 metres (15,764 feet). In 2007 the village had a population of about 350.

The main source of income in the area is herding yaks and sheep, major crops are Tibetan barley (qingko), buckwheat, peas and rapeseed.[1]

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  1. ^ Guójiā cèhuìjú dìmíng yánjiūsuǒ 国家测绘局地名研究所: Xīzàng dìmíng 西藏地名 / bod ljongs sa ming བོད་ལྗོངས་ས་མིང (Tibetan Place Names), Beijing, Zhōngguó Zàngxué chūbǎnshè 中国藏学出版社 1995), ISBN 7-80057-284-6, p. 112.


Coordinates: 29°58′N 87°40′E / 29.967°N 87.667°E / 29.967; 87.667