Location of Nyalam County within Tibet
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|County seat||Nyalam Town|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
The land area of the county is 7,903 km2 (3,051 sq mi). The population as of 2003 was 10,000. The postal code for the county is 858300.
The county seat is in Nyalam Town.
The other town of the county is Zhangmu (樟木), also known under its Tibetan name Dram, or Nepali Khasa. It is located near the border and is the point of entry from Nepal. At "merely" 2300 meters elevation about the sea level, Zhangmu has mild and humid subtropical climate, which is a rarity for Tibet.
Other populated places in the county are the villages of Yalai (亚来), Suozuo (琐作), Nailong (乃龙), Menbu (门布) and Borong (波绒). (The names of the villages are given based on Chinese spellings; their Tibetan names may be somewhat different).
Towns and townships
- Nyalam Town (聂拉木镇)
- Zham Town (樟木镇)
- Yarlêb Township (亚来乡)
- Surco Township (琐作乡)
- Nailung Township (乃龙乡)
- Mainpu Township (门布乡)
- Borong Township (波绒乡)
- Department of Forestry, Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China, ‘’Report on Protected Lands in the Tibet Autonomous Region’’ Lhasa: Tibet Autonomous Region Government Publishing House, 2006
- Zhangmu town tourist information
- Sara Shneiderman "Swapping Identities: Borderland exchanges along the Nepal-TAR frontier"
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