Nyima County

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Nyima County
尼玛县ཉི་མ་རྫོང་།
County
Location of Nyima County within Tibet (outdated map, shows the situation in 2007, before the establishment of Shuanghu County in 2012)
Location of Nyima County within Tibet (outdated map, shows the situation in 2007, before the establishment of Shuanghu County in 2012)
Coordinates: 34°06′35″N 87°50′31″E / 34.10972°N 87.84194°E / 34.10972; 87.84194
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture-level city Nagqu
Capital [[]]
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Nyima County (Tibetan སོག་རྫོང་ Wylie sog rdzong; Chinese: 尼玛县; Pinyin: Nímǎ Xiàn) is the westernmost county-level division within Nagqu prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China.

With an area of 72,499 km2 and a population of 29,000 (2012), it has an average population density of less than 0.4 people per square kilometre. It is situated in the central-northern part of the Tibetan Plateau, between Nagqu's Shuanghu County to the east and Ngari's Gêrzê County to the west.

Coordinates: 34°06′35″N 87°50′31″E / 34.10972°N 87.84194°E / 34.10972; 87.84194