Dêqên
in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.962 and 90.719 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 57' 42" and E 90° 43' 7"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:52 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:41 am and 6:03 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Dêqên

Dêqên in Tibet Autonomous Region with it's 62,400 habitants is a town located in China about 1,601 mi (or 2,576 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.

Time in Dêqên is now 04:52 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports closer to Dêqên. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 76 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa in a distance of 32 mi (or 51 km), South-East.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lhasa, Niu, Jibenggang, Nam and Caina. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 64 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1008.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 21% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 16th of September 2019

17°C (63 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

17°C (63 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

17°C (62 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Doilungdêqên County

Doilungdêqên is a county north-west of the main centre of Lhasa, Tibet. Tsurphu Monastery and Nenang Nunnery are located in the county.

Located at 30.0156, 90.8417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Counties of Tibet, Lhasa Prefecture

Yangbajain

Yangbajain (also spelled Yangbajing) is a town approximately 87 kilometers north-west of Lhasa, halfway to Damxung in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The town lies just south of the Nyainqêntanglha Mountains, in an upland lush green valley surrounded by the tents of nomads with grazing yak and sheep populating the hillside. It is the site Yangpachen Monastery, which was historically the seat of the Shamarpas of Karma Kagyü and the Yangbajing International Cosmic Ray Observatory.

Located at 30.0833, 90.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lhasa Prefecture, Astronomical observatories in China

Yangbajing Tunnel

The Yangbajing Tunnel is the longest tunnel of some 3,345-metres long of the Qinghai–Tibet Railway which links Xining with Lhasa across the high Tibetan Plateau of north-east China. It is 4,264 metres above sea level and located 80 kilometres NW of the Tibetan regional capital, Lhasa.

Located at 30.0417, 90.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway tunnels in Tibet

Marqu

Marqu is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Located at 29.8333, 90.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tibet

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Dêqên.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Deqing, བདེ་ཆེན, Дечен, 德庆