Nêdong District

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Nêdong

乃东区སྣེ་གདོང་ཆུས།
Yungbulakang Palace
Location of Nêdong (red) within Shannan City (yellow) and the Tibet Autonomous Region
Location of Nêdong (red) within Shannan City (yellow) and the Tibet Autonomous Region
Nêdong is located in Tibet
Nêdong
Nêdong
Location in Tibet Autonomous Region
Coordinates: 29°13′12″N 91°46′48″E / 29.22000°N 91.78000°E / 29.22000; 91.78000
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionTibet
Prefecture-level cityShannnan
Area
 • Total2,184.98 km2 (843.63 sq mi)
Population
(2008)
 • Total58,808
Time zoneUTC+08:00 (China Standard)

Nêdong District (Tibetan: སྣེ་གདོང་ཆུས།, Wylie: sne gdong chus, ZYPY: Nêdong Qü; simplified Chinese: 乃东区; traditional Chinese: 乃東區; pinyin: Nǎidōng Qū) is a district of Shannan in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Yarlung Valley women.jpg

Tradruk Temple, an important early Buddhist monastery dating to the reign of Songtsen Gampo, is located in the Yarlung Valley in Nêdong as is Yungbulakang Palace.

Coordinates: 29°13′12″N 91°46′48″E / 29.22000°N 91.78000°E / 29.22000; 91.78000