in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.494 and 88.953 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 29' 38" and E 88° 57' 10"
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: 06:12 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 6:03 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Discover Xarsingma

Xarsingma in Tibet Autonomous Region is a place in China about 1,785 mi (or 2,873 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital city.

Current time in Xarsingma is now 06:12 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports near Xarsingma. The closest is airport we know is Paro Airport in Bhutan in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pagri, Ha, Gangtok, Paro and Samtse. 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 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1014.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

18°C (64 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 22nd of September 2019

20°C (68 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

18°C (65 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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.

Jelep La

Jelep La (also spelled Jelepla) is a high mountain pass between India and Tibet in East Sikkim District of Sikkim. The famous Menmecho Lake lies below the Jelep La Pass. Jelep-la, a Tibetan name, means 'The lovely level pass, so called because it is the easiest and most level of all the passes between Tibet and Sikkim. ' (from the Bengal District Gazetteers Darjeeling, 1907, by L.S.S. O'Malley, Indian Civil Service. ) The pass is in Sikkim and the route connects Lhasa to India.

Located at 27.3672, 88.8657 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountain passes of India, Mountain passes of Tibet, China–India border crossings, Shigatse Prefecture, Mountain passes of the Himalayas, East Sikkim district

Nathu La

Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass, at 4,310 m above mean sea level, forms a part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road. Nathu means "listening ears" and La means "pass" in Tibetan. On the Indian side, the pass is 54 km east of Gangtok, the capital of Indian state of Sikkim on JN Marg and only citizens of India can visit the pass, that too after obtaining a permit in Gangtok.

Located at 27.3864, 88.8312 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
China–India border crossings, Mountain passes of Tibet, Mountain passes of India, Sites along the Silk Road, Mountain passes of the Himalayas, East Sikkim district

Chumbi Valley

Chumbi Valley is a valley in Tibet at the intersection of India, Bhutan and China in the Himalayas. Two main passes between India and China open up here: the Nathu La Pass and Jelep La Pass. The valley is at an altitude of 3,000 metres (9,500 feet) and was at the forefront of the British military expedition of 1904 into Tibet. It was occupied by the British for nine months after the hostilities to secure Tibetan payment of indemnity. The valley blooms in spring. It enjoys a temperate climate.

Located at 27.3864, 88.8311 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Valleys of Tibet, History of Tibet, Valleys of India, Valleys of Bhutan, Shigatse Prefecture, British military occupations

Lake Menmecho

Menmecho Lake is a mountain lake located in East Sikkim district in the state of Sikkim, India. It lies on the way to the Jelepla Pass and is situated at a distance of 20 kilometres ahead of the Tsongmo Lake. It is the source of the river Rangpo chu, a tributary of the River Teesta. The waters of the lake are sourced by melting snow in summer, and the monsoons in the rainly season. The lake is famous for its trout, and has a large fishfarm nearby with a guesthouse.

Located at 27.3302, 88.8464 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Sikkim, Geography of Sikkim, East Sikkim district


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

Located at 27.4333, 88.9333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tibet

Torsa Strict Nature Reserve

The Torsa Strict Nature Reserve in Bhutan covers 609.51 square kilometres in Haa District, occupying most of its area. It borders Sikkim and Tibet to the west and is connected to Jigme Dorji National Park via a "biological corridor. " Torsa contains the westernmost temperate forests of Bhutan, from broadleaf forests to alpine meadows and the small lakes of Sinchulungpa, at altitudes ranging from 1,400 metres to 4,800 metres .

Located at 27.3294, 89.0633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Protected areas of Bhutan, Haa District

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hsia-ssu-ma, Shasima, Chomo, Ya-tung, Yadong, Xiasima, Xarsingma, 下司马, Yadong Xian, Zhuomu Xian, 亚东县, 卓木县