in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
- Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (Unesco heritage, 49 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 29.244 and 91.773 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 29° 14' 37" and E 91° 46' 21"
- 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: 04:15 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:39 am and 5:55 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Tsetang
Tsetang in Tibet Autonomous Region is a town located in China about 1,575 mi (or 2,535 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.
Time in Tsetang is now 04:15 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Tsetang. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 52 mi (or 84 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 49 mi (or 78 km), North-West. 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: Naidong, Changzhug, Dopozhang, Pozhang and Layu. 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: 16°C / 61 °F
|Morning Temperature||8°C / 46 °F|
|Evening Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Night Temperature||8°C / 47 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013.9 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 19th of September 2019
7°C (45 °F)
5°C (40 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 20th of September 2019
11°C (52 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 21st of September 2019
11°C (53 °F)
6°C (44 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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.
Zêtang is one of the largest cities in Tibet and is located in the Yarlung Valley, 183 km southeast of Lhasa in Nedong County of Lhoka (Shannan) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It was (?) the capital of the Shannan Prefecture (Lhoka Prefecture), it "exercises direct control over the affairs of 13 counties: Gongkar, Tranang, Nedong, Changye, Tso-me, Lhodrok, Nakartse, Zangri, Chutsum, Lhuntse, Tsona, Gyatsa and Nang.
Nêdong County, is a county of the Shannan Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Changzhug Temple, an important and very early, Buddhist monastery, dating to the reign of Songtsen Gampo, is located in the Yarlung Valley in Nêdong as is the Yungbulakang Palace.
Qonggyai County or Chongye County, is a county of the Shannan Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region.
Yumbulagang is an ancient palace in the Yarlung Valley, Nêdong County in the vicinity of Zêtang the seat of the prefectural administration of Lhoka, in the South of Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. According to legend it was the first building in Tibet and the palace of the first Tibetan king, Nyatri Tsenpo.
Tradruk Temple, also written Changzhug Monastery, in the Yarlung Valley is the earliest great geomantic temple after the Jokhang - and some sources say it is even pre-dates the Jokhang. It is located in Nêdong County of Lhoka (Shannan) Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, about seven kilometres south of the county seat Tsetang.
Digna is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It lies at an altitude of 4583 metres (15,039 feet). The village has a population of about 2543 people.
Nedong or Netong, is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Nedong was the seat of the Phagmodrupa dynasty which was the dominating regime in Tibet from 1354 to 1435 and maintained a degree of authority until the early 17th century.
Qoi is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Gyerba is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
The Yarlung Valley is formed by the Yarlung River and refers especially to the district where it joins with the Chongye River, and broadens out into a large plain about 2 km wide, before they flow north into the Yarlung Tsangpo River or Brahmaputra. It is situated in Nedong County of Lhokha Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The capital of Lhokha Prefecture, Zêtang, in the Yarlung Valley, is one of Tibet's largest cities, and is 183 km southeast of Lhasa.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Tsetang.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chetang, Nedong, Chethang, Tsethang, Tse-tang, Zedang, རྩེད་ཐང, Zêtang, Tsetang, 泽当