in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
- Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (Unesco heritage, 26 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 29.294 and 90.987 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 29° 17' 38" and E 90° 59' 13"
- 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: 06:10 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:25 am and 6:33 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
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Delve into Konggar
Konggar in Tibet Autonomous Region is located in China about 1,613 mi (or 2,595 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.
Current time in Konggar is now 06:10 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 3 airports close to Konggar. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 7 km), West. 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 26 mi (or 42 km), North.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Caina, Nam, Niu, Dagar and Dongla. 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: 19°C / 66 °F
|Morning Temperature||9°C / 49 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 66 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1008.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 2% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Monday, 19th of August 2019
19°C (66 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 20th of August 2019
19°C (67 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
19°C (66 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Videos from this area
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Where's the runway? Approach and landing at Gonggar airport for Lhasa Tibet
The spectacular approach between the mountains to Gonggar airport Tibet. Gonggar was the nearest suitable airport sized flat area to Lhasa, which lies some 30km North over a mountain range....
國航知音Air China A330-200成都双流机场 / 拉萨贡嘎机场
國航知音Air China Airbus A330-200. TakeOff from Chengdu Intl Airport (China) to Lasa Gongga Intl Airport. Lhasa Tibet (Feb 2008) 成都双流机场.
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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.
Gonggar County, is a county of the Shannan Prefecture (Lhoka Prefecture) in the Tibet Autonomous Region, one of the 12 counties of the prefecture. It has under its jurisdiction 5 towns, 3 townships, 43 administrative villages (neighbourhood committees) and 168 village development committees and contains notable landmarks such as the Gonggar Choide Monastery, the Gonggar Dzong, and the Gonggar Airport and the Gonggar town.
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Lhasa Gonggar Airport is the airport serving Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is located about 62 kilometres southwest of the city in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture. The airport is close to the road to Tsetang, the capital of Shannan Prefecture. At an elevation of 3,570 metres, Lhasa Airport is one of the highest airports in the world. The airport was built in 1965, a second runway was built in 1994 and terminal facilities were upgraded in 2004.
Dorje Drak, Thupten Dorje Drak Ewam Chogar (Tib. ཐུབ་བསྟན་རྡོ་རྗེ་བྲག་རྡོ་རྗེ་བྲག་ཨེ་ཝཾ་ལྕོག་སྒར་, Wyl. thub bstan rdo rje brag rdo rje brag e waM lcog sgar) was one of the Six "Mother" Nyingma Monasteries in Tibet. "It is located in the Lhoka (Lho-ka) region of southern Central Tibet. " Dorje Drak is also the name of the monastery built to replace it in Shimla, India, after the original was destroyed during Chinese invasion of Tibet.
Namgyaixoi is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Ramai is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Jedexoi is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Konggar.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gongga Zhen, Konggar, Gongga, 贡噶, Guka, 谷卡, 贡嘎镇