Amdo County

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Amdo County
安多县ཨ་མདོ་རྫོང་།
County
Amdo, Tibet.jpg
Location of Amdo County within Tibet
Location of Amdo County within Tibet
Amdo County is located in Tibet
Amdo County
Amdo County
Location of the seat in Tibet
Coordinates: 32°15′50″N 91°40′50″E / 32.26389°N 91.68056°E / 32.26389; 91.68056
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Tibet
Prefecture-level city Nagqu
Seat Pagnag
Area
 • Total 43,410.85 km2 (16,761.02 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 32,843
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Amdo County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 安多县
Traditional Chinese 安多縣
Tibetan name
Tibetan ཨ་མདོ་རྫོང་།

Amdo County (Tibetan: ཨ་མདོ་རྫོང་; Chinese: 安多县) is a county within Nagqu of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The county covers an area of 43,410.85 square kilometres and is dominated by mainly Tibetan grassland. In 2000 it had a population of 32,843 .[1]

Its capital is Amdo Town, north of Lhasa. It has a station on the new railway from Golmud to Lhasa. There is a major rail depot 3 km (1.9 mi) west of the town. Cona Lake lies to the southwest of the town of Amdo.

Administrative divisions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 安多縣 (in Chinese). Hudong Encyclopedia. Retrieved 9 April 2012.

Coordinates: 32°15′50″N 91°40′50″E / 32.26389°N 91.68056°E / 32.26389; 91.68056