in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
28.263 and 89.382 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 28° 15' 47" and E 89° 22' 54"
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: 05:27 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:08 am and 6:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Delve into Gala

Gala in Tibet Autonomous Region is a town located in China about 1,733 mi (or 2,789 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.

Time in Gala is now 05:27 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Gala. The closest is airport we know is Paro Airport in Bhutan in a distance of 59 mi (or 96 km). The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 117 mi (or 96 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 147 mi (or 236 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Samada, Jiru, Xiongzhang, Kamru and Jiakexi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 28% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

21°C (70 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Friday, 24th of May 2024

22°C (72 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

22°C (71 °F)
14°C (58 °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.

Gala, Tibet

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

Located at 28.25, 89.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tibet

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kalbashar, K’a-la, K’ai-la, Kalashar, K’a-la-sha-erh, K’a-la-sha, K’a-la-sa, Gala, Gala Xiang, 嘎拉, Galaxia, 嘎拉夏, 嘎拉乡