Riwoqê County

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Riwoqê County
County
Tibetan transcription(s)
Chinese transcription(s)
Location of Riwoqê County within Tibet
Location of Riwoqê County within Tibet
Coordinates: 31°22′16″N 96°30′10″E / 31.37111°N 96.50278°E / 31.37111; 96.50278Coordinates: 31°22′16″N 96°30′10″E / 31.37111°N 96.50278°E / 31.37111; 96.50278
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture Chamdo Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Riwoqê County, or Riwoche (Tibetan: རི་བོ་ཆེ་རྫོང་, Wylie ri bo che rdzong; Chinese: 类乌齐县; Pinyin: Lèiwūqí Xiàn) is a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Located in the former province of Kham, Riwoche Monastery located here became the seat of the Taklung Kagyu, one of the four chief schools of the Kagyu sect.[1]

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