Tagong

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Tagong
Lhagang
Township
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • Tibetanལྷ་སྒང་
 • Wylie transliterationlha sgang
Chinese transcription(s)
Tagong is located in Sichuan
Tagong
Tagong
Location of the county
Coordinates: 30°19′18″N 101°31′11″E / 30.32167°N 101.51972°E / 30.32167; 101.51972Coordinates: 30°19′18″N 101°31′11″E / 30.32167°N 101.51972°E / 30.32167; 101.51972
CountryChina
ProvinceSichuan
PrefectureGarzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
CountyKangding County
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)

Tagong (Chinese: 塔公), also known as Lhagang (Tibetan: ལྷ་སྒང་) is a small town in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of western Sichuan in southwestern China. It is located in the historical Kham region of eastern Tibet.

Tagong.
Tagong Monastery.

Tagong Monastery[edit]

It is the location of Tagong Monastery — a gompa and one of the most important in the area, in Tibetan Pel Lhagong. It was established with reference to a nearby sacred mountain, Mt. Yala or Zhara Lhaste, 5,820 metres (19,090 ft) in elevation.

Tagong Grassland[edit]

Tagong Grassland has an area of 712.37 square kilometres and located at 3900m in elevation.

See also[edit]

Media related to Tagong Monastery at Wikimedia Commons