Nêdong District

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Nêdong
乃东区སྣེ་གདོང་ཆུས།
District
Yungbulakang Palace
Location of Nêdong within Tibet
Location of Nêdong within Tibet
Nêdong is located in Tibet
Nêdong
Nêdong
Location in Tibet
Coordinates: 29°13′12″N 91°46′48″E / 29.22000°N 91.78000°E / 29.22000; 91.78000
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture-level city Shannnan
Area
 • Total 2,184.98 km2 (843.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 58,808
Time zone China Standard (UTC+08:00)

Nêdong District (Tibetan: སྣེ་གདོང་ཆུས།Wylie: sne gdong chus; Chinese: 乃东区; 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 Songtsän 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