Gyirong

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Gyirong (Wyl. skyid grong) is a Tibetan place name also transliterated Kyirong or Gyrong. To Lhasa Newar trans-Himalayan traders it was Kerung (Nepali: केरुङ), thence Kirong, Kirang etc.

It may refer to:

  • Gyirong County, county in Tibet near the border of Nepal
  • Gyirong Town, a township in Tibet near the border of Nepal
  • Zongga town formerly named Gyirong; Seat of Gyirong county
  • A pass north of Zongga used between Nepal and Lhasa before Friendship Highway was built.