in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
- Sagarmatha National Park (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- 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: 01:25 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:00 am and 6:08 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
Safety Score: 4,0 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: 2020-09-21 07:19:01
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 01:25 PM (Tuesday). 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: 10°C / 49 °F
|Morning Temperature||9°C / 48 °F|
|Evening Temperature||9°C / 48 °F|
|Night Temperature||9°C / 48 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||19%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Wednesday, 23rd of September 2020
9°C (48 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, setting, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 24th of September 2020
9°C (49 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 25th of September 2020
10°C (49 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.
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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.
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