Lucheng, Kangding

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Lucheng
炉城镇 · མདོ་ཁྲིན་རྡལ།
Town
View of Lucheng
View of Lucheng
Lucheng is located in Sichuan
Lucheng
Lucheng
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°03′19″N 101°57′53″E / 30.05528°N 101.96472°E / 30.05528; 101.96472Coordinates: 30°03′19″N 101°57′53″E / 30.05528°N 101.96472°E / 30.05528; 101.96472
Country China
Province Sichuan
Autonomous prefecture Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
County-level city Kangding
Elevation 2,560 m (8,400 ft)
Population
 • Major Nationalities Han
Tibetan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 610000
Website www.kangding.gov.cn
Lucheng/Dartsedo
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 炉城
Traditional Chinese 爐城
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 打箭炉
Traditional Chinese 打箭爐
Postal Tatsienlu
Tibetan name
Tibetan མདོ་ཁྲིན།

Lucheng, often called Kangding, is an administrative town and the urban center of Kangding city in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western Sichuan province of Southwest China. The town occupies an area which is administratively part of urban Kangding, and it has around 50,000 inhabitants.

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  • Dorje, Gyurme (1999). Footprint Tibet Handbook with Bhutan. 2nd Edition. Footprint Handbooks, Bath, England. ISBN 1-900949-33-4.
  • Forbes, Andrew ; Henley, David (2011). China's Ancient Tea Horse Road. Chiang Mai: Cognoscenti Books. ASIN: B005DQV7Q2
  • Kendall, Elizabeth (1913). A Wayfarer in China: Impressions of a trip across West China and Mongolia. The Riverside Press, Cambridge. Boston and New York.
  • Leffman, David, et al. (2005). The Rough Guide to China. 4th Edition. Rough Guides, New York, London, Delhi. ISBN 978-1-84353-479-2.

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