Tibet - the roof of the world - number one among the top dream destinations of many people. Since the first travelogues were released, this country has exercised a prodigious fascination that has remained unbroken since its occupation by China. The Tibetan plateau offers beautiful landscapes immediately upon arrival. The Nepal route with Mount Everest as its apex impresses. The Potala Palace is the most famous emblem of Tibet; the Tibetan monasteries give an impression of Tibetan Buddhism and its history.
Survey of Tibet
- Population: 2.7 million
- Area of autonomous Tibet: 1.3 million km2
- Area of Tibet, including non-autonomous regions: 2.7 million km2
- Languages: Tibetan, Chinese
- Capital city: Lhasa