in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.477 and 92.057 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 28' 36" and E 92° 3' 26"
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: 07:02 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:20 am and 6:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Delve into Nagqu

Nagqu in Tibet Autonomous Region with it's 30,000 habitants is a city located in China about 1,479 mi (or 2,380 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.

Current time in Nagqu is now 07:02 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports closer to Nagqu. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 165 mi (or 266 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nagqu, Dagsar, Nyima, Kormang and Xomong. 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 / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 40 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 30%
Air Pressure 1003.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 89% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

17°C (62 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

17°C (63 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

17°C (63 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Minghao Hotel

0,1 mi
43 Middle Zhejiang Road
852069 Nagqu

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Naqu Kai Si Dun Hotel

0,3 mi
No 57 Liaoning North Road
852000 Nagqu

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

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.

Nagqu Prefecture

Nagqu Prefecture is the largest prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Nagqu has a total area of 450,537 km. The prefecture is divided into 11 different counties and the capital of Nagchu Town is located within Nagqu County. Nagqu Dagring Airport will be the world's highest altitude airport by 2011 at 4,436 meters above sea level. Nagqu was chosen to host the largest logistics center in the plateau region, which began operations in August 2009.

Located at 31.5, 92 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tibet, Prefectures of Tibet, Nagqu Prefecture

Nagchu Town

Nagchukha, or Naqu, is a town in northern Tibet, seat of Nagqu Prefecture, approximately 328 km by road north-east of the capital Lhasa, within the People's Republic of China. At the time of the visit in 1950 of Thubten Jigme Norbu, the elder brother of Tenzin Gyatso the 14th Dalai Lama, Nagchukha was a small town with only a few clay huts but was also the headquarters of the District Officer, the Dzongpön. It was on the main caravan route coming from Amdo to Central Tibet.

Located at 31.4833, 92.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Nagqu Prefecture, Township-level divisions of Tibet

Naqu Railway Station

Naqu railway station is a station on the Chinese railway to Tibet.

Located at 31.4453, 91.9896 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Tibet

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hei-ho, Na-ko-ch’u-tsung, Hei-ho-chen, Nagchuka, Nagchhukha, Nagchhu Dzong, Nagchhuka, Na-ch’ü-k’a, Nagchu-dzong, Na-ch’ü, Kheykhe, Nakchukha Dzong, Nagchu, Nag-chu-dsong, Na-ku-chia, Nagqu, Naqu Zhen, নাগ-ছু বিভাগ, ནག་ཆུ་ས་ཁུལ།, Nagčhu, Nagqu Prefecture, Nagqu Prefektura, Préfecture de Nagchu, Nagqu thi-khî, नगचु विभाग, Prefettura di Nagqu, ナクチュ地区, 나취 지구, Nagqu Tē-khu, Нагчу, Nakchu, Naqu, 那曲, 那曲地区, 那曲镇