in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
28.633 and 87.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 28° 37' 59" and E 87° 4' 59"
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: 12:26 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:13 am and 7:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2024-06-14 08:00:00

Touring Xêgar

Xêgar in Tibet Autonomous Region is a town located in China about 1,835 mi (or 2,953 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital place.

Time in Xêgar is now 12:26 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Xêgar. The closest is airport we know is Lukla Airport in Nepal in a distance of 69 mi (or 111 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal at a distance of 47 mi (or 76 km).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ngamring, Quxar, Gyangkar, Zuobude and Camgyai. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 56 °F

Morning Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 15% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

13°C (56 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 16th of June 2024

14°C (57 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 17th of June 2024

14°C (58 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

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May 2, 2019

Published: May 02, 2019
Length: 12:51 min
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Author: Tibet travel Tibetan Holidays

Today's Mountain Everest base camp and windy weather.

Kerung, CHINA

Published: January 20, 2019
Length: 20:24 min
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Author: Sameer rajbhandari

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Xêgar (also Shekar Dzong) is a town at the base of Mount Everest in Tibet, currently administrated as part of China. It is notable for being the starting point for many climbing expeditions to the highest mountain in the world. The town is located at a latitude of 28° 37' 60N and a longitude of 87° 4' 60E. Its elevation is 14,891 feet above sea level.

Located at 28.6333, 87.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Tibet

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hsieh-ko-erh, Shekar Dzong, Hsieh-ka-erh, Ting-jih, Hsieh-ka-erh-tsung, Tingri, Xêgar, Xiega’er, 协嘎尔, Dingri Xian, 定日县