in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.462 and 90.913 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 27' 43" and E 90° 54' 45"
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: 11:49 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:28 am and 6:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Touring Nam

Nam in Tibet Autonomous Region is a town located in China about 1,610 mi (or 2,591 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital place.

Time in Nam is now 11:49 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports nearby Nam. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 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 18 mi (or 29 km), North-East.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nam, Caina, Niu, Konggar and Dagar. 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: 20°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 33%
Air Pressure 1007.7 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 10% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

13°C (55 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

17°C (63 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

18°C (64 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

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.

Qüxü County

Qüxü or Qushui or Chushur or Chushul is a county west of the main centre of Lhasa, Tibet. As of 1999 it had a population of 32,150, with an area of 1624 square kilometers. It has jurisdiction over 9 townships, and 114 village committees. In the Tibetan language it means "water ditch. " The lowest elevation is 3,500 meters, with the highest summit elevation of 5894 meters.

Located at 29.615, 90.8919 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Counties of Tibet, Lhasa Prefecture

Lhasa Railway Station

Lhasa railway station is a railway station in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It lies in Liuwu New Area, Doilungdêqên County, 1 kilometer to the south of the main river and 5 kilometers south west of the Potala Palace.

Located at 29.625, 91.0686 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Tibet, Lhasa

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 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa Prefecture

Kyi River

(the main article is in German) The Kyi river alias Lhasa river is a northern tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet.

Located at 29.3408, 90.7606 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Tibet

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Nanmu, གནམ, 南木