in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
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 Humidity 36%
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

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Where's the runway? Approach and landing at Gonggar airport for Lhasa Tibet

Published: May 22, 2010
Length: 38:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: steve1478953

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....


Published: January 19, 2015
Length: 26:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 黄俊伟


國航知音Air China A330-200成都双流机场 / 拉萨贡嘎机场

Published: December 04, 2009
Length: 00:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TheAviation2009

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

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.

Located at 29.3992, 91.1189 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Counties of Tibet, Tibet Autonomous Region, Shannan Prefecture, Tibet

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.

Located at 29.2978, 90.9119 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa Prefecture

Dorje Drak

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.

Located at 29.3544, 91.1297 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist monasteries in India, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Nyingma


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

Located at 29.1667, 91.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tibet


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

Located at 29.25, 90.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tibet


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

Located at 29.1833, 91.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tibet

Popular in vicinity

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