Donggar

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for the township of Shigatse, see Donggar, Shigatse.
Donggar
Town
གདོང་དཀར་
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • Tibetan གདོང་དཀར་
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified   东嘎镇
Donggar is located in Tibet
Donggar
Donggar
Coordinates: 29°38′58″N 90°59′38″E / 29.6495°N 90.994°E / 29.6495; 90.994Coordinates: 29°38′58″N 90°59′38″E / 29.6495°N 90.994°E / 29.6495; 90.994
Country China
Province Tibet Autonomous Region
Prefecture Lhasa Prefecture
County Doilungdêqên County
Area
 • Town 85 km2 (33 sq mi)
Population
 • Town 9,359
 • Metro 4,000
Time zone CST (UTC+8)

Donggar (གདོང་དཀར་, Chinese: 东嘎镇 ) is a town in Doilungdêqên County in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, northwest of Lhasa. It lies at an altitude of 3,828 metres (12,562 feet). The town has a population of about 4000 people with 9,359 people in the township.

It lies approximately 17.8 miles south of Dobjoi and is near Cha'gyungoinba.

In 1962 Donggar became an administrative township, covering an area of 85 square kilometers. Donggar Township has three village committees and 17 villages. The economy is dominated by agriculture, animal husbandry with an area of 8636 mu of cultivated land, including barley, wheat, rapeseed and vegetables. Livestock breeding includes yaks, sheep, goats, etc. China National Highway 318 runs through this territory.

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