Nêdong County

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Nêdong County
County
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • Tibetan སྣེ་གདོང་རྫོང་
 • Wylie transliteration sne gdong rdzong
 • official transcription (PRC) Nêdong
 • THDL Nedong
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 乃东县
 • Simplified 乃东县
 • Pinyin Nǎidōng Xiàn
Yungbulakang Palace
Yungbulakang Palace
Location of Nêdong County within Tibet
Location of Nêdong County within Tibet
Nêdong County is located in Tibet
Nêdong County
Nêdong County
Location in Tibet
Coordinates: 29°13′12″N 91°46′48″E / 29.22000°N 91.78000°E / 29.22000; 91.78000
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture Shannan Prefecture
Area
 • Total 2,184.98 km2 (843.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 58,808
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Nêdong County, (Tibetan: སྣེ་གདོང་རྫོང་ Wylie: sne gdong rdzong; Chinese: 乃东县; Pinyin: Nǎidōng Xiàn) is a county of the Shannan Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Yarlung Valley women.jpg

Changzhug Temple, an important and very early, Buddhist monastery, dating to the reign of Songtsen Gampo, is located in the Yarlung Valley in Nêdong as is the Yungbulakang Palace.

Coordinates: 29°13′12″N 91°46′48″E / 29.22000°N 91.78000°E / 29.22000; 91.78000