Pana, Tibet

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Pana
Town
Pana is located in Tibet
Pana
Pana
Location within Tibet
Coordinates: 32°15′45″N 91°40′42″E / 32.26250°N 91.67833°E / 32.26250; 91.67833Coordinates: 32°15′45″N 91°40′42″E / 32.26250°N 91.67833°E / 32.26250; 91.67833
Country China
Region Tibet
Prefecture Nagqu Prefecture
County Amdo County
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,700
 • Major Nationalities Tibetan
 • Regional dialect Tibetan language
Time zone +8

Pana, also Pagnag (Chinese: 帕那镇) is a small town and township-level division of Amdo County in the Nagqu Prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region, in China. It is located just outside Amdo Town.[1][dubious ] As of 2004 it had a population of about 2700, 683 of which were living in the town of Pana.[2][3] The principal economic activity is animal husbandry, pastoral yak, goat, sheep, and so on.[3] Blueschist outcrops are found in the area. The villagers in recent times organized a railway protecting committee to select locals to monitor the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.[4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township-level division contains 42 villages and four village committees which are as follows:[2]

  • Pana Neighborhood (帕纳居委会)
  • Zhaliejin Village (扎烈金村)
  • Turuo Village (土若村)
  • Jiage Kagang Village (甲格卡岗村)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps. 
  2. ^ a b "Pana Town, Amdo". CF Guide. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b 帕那镇 (in Chinese). Hudong Encyclopedia. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Guarding Tibetan railway". Tibet Travel. Retrieved 29 May 2012.