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Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Aaron  Date: 08-14 2008  More Attractions
Location: Ali, the Tibet Autonomous Region in the west, with India, Nepal, Kashmir border

area: the whole area of about 30 million square kilometres

Population: 77,300 population

administrative divisions: exempted a total of seven counties

About Us: Ali-is the Himalayan mountain range, the Karakorum Mountains and the Gangdise mountains of the convergence of the Kunlun Mountains, is the inside and outside the birthplace of several well-known rivers, therefore, also known as Ali; 000 of the ancestral mountain, the source of the Sea.

Ali district in the western Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, north of Xinjiang, Qinghai, and Nagqu area for the East, in Xigaze Prefecture, southwest respectively and Kashmir, the country bordering India and Nepal, the border line up to a thousand Km, is China#39;s longest border region.


throughout the Himalayas, the Karakorum Mountains and gangs Tisi by embracing, exempted Burning, Ge#39;gyai, then changed, Coqen, on the soil, Khanzada , Champlain seven counties with a total area of 340,000 square kilometers (10,000 square kilometers of which 3,5-India dispute), also the local community than the United Kingdom, Germany and the equivalent of two, three more than the area of Zhejiang Province. As bad living environment, a population of only 70,000 people, is the world#39;s human population density of the smallest area.

Ali in an average elevation of 4,500 meters above for most of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and was known as the "roof of the world#39;s roof", "the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau plateau."


low-temperature freezing throughout the year, the annual average temperature less than zero, Shiquanhe Town, extreme winter minimum temperature -41 degrees, the highest extreme summer temperatures 21 degrees, a temperature difference between day and night, the temperature difference between small and the temperature With a vertical elevation changes, can be snow all year round; occasional winter snow, but because of traffic blocking, the population live scattered and easy form of severe snowstorm, which in recent years to 1998 and 2002 the most serious, most snow disaster in 2002 Three meters thick, due to traffic disruption, the Champlain, Zanda County Duanliang of one week, personnel, livestock starved to death, died of serious phenomenon, and the epidemic spread; summer rainfall is concentrated, basically from June until the end of August , Mountain torrents, mud-rock flows large-scale outbreak, the river rose, roads, bridges destroyed, every year varying degrees of flooding, which in recent years to the most serious in the summer of 2000, Shiquanhe, Jia-Mu River levee breaches within two days, five , Burning the county a vast ocean, the collapse of housing large area, more than 20 million yuan of flood control projects washed without a trace, because all the roads interruption, without any external assistance in the circumstances, the local people, the garrison in the embankment on the continuous fighting Five days and nights, finally securing the Shiquanhe Town. Strong winds of more than 180 days, the Tibet Autonomous Region is the worst living conditions, natural disasters, the most frequent area.


at Shiquanhe Town, the capital, 4,300 meters above sea level, a new Tibet Highway (State Road 219) and the Lions pull through highway. Yecheng 1,085 km from Xinjiang (1 that 1,055 km), 1,800 km away from Lhasa, in addition to the Xinjiang-Tibet Highway in the 80 km asphalt, dirt roads are mountains, in addition to road widening lion to Lhasa to Xigaze asphalt, the rest are For the dirt roads, some sections of the natural Road, Shan Gaolu insurance, and often change routes, which also led to the Shiquanhe Yecheng and Lhasa from the Miles are not completely sure, the traffic is very inconvenient. Referred to as "the world#39;s most remote places," from the Indian-controlled Kashmir, 55 km, and Burning in the county seat at Shiquanhe (Senge possession Brazzaville) north-south cross-strait. Hongliu the city a small amount of growth, for the mountains outside the city surrounded by mountains with no trees, and other life survival.

Ali in many mountain ranges, Bingfeng Xuelingjumu visible, very spectacular, rivers, lakes everywhere, the larger rivers have Shiquanhe, as Quanhe, Ma Quanhe, Kongquehe. Kong at the end of the watershed for the Andean Mountains, west of Shiquanhe, as Quanhe westward out of our country, Shiquanhe known as the Indian River after the exit, via Pakistan into the Indian Ocean. Maquan River to the east of the Ali area later known as the Yarlung Zangbo (Jiang), the outflow from the Nyingchi region border, known as the Brahmaputra, Ganges to Bangladesh and after merging into the Indian Ocean. The larger lakes have Zhari Namco, in Coqen county, and the wrong class (Lake), in Rutog County, Mapangyongcuo (Shenghu), in Burang County, Laon wrong (Ghost Lake), located in Burang County, the other rivers, lakes, countless. These rivers and lakes at high altitude due to sparsely populated areas, almost no pollution, plus the Lake of the minerals, so that the clear lake bottom, showing a variety of colors, supported by snow-capped mountains, grasslands, a scene of China and the United States.

Ali Ali ancient region was once a mild climate, widespread forest, Ali formed a region rich in mineral resources, the doors are now mining coal, gold reserves to the amazing, is currently in the exploration, and boron magnesium ore more Is very rich, the other rare metals, minerals widespread area, but in the high altitude, poor conditions, traffic inconvenience, it is very difficult to mining, most are not mineral exploitation.

was due to surface uplift, rivers and lakes movement, formed today#39;s Ali plateau, the forest can not grow, to human survival, to move out of lakes, dried up into the exposed surface area, a gesture million, a variety of changes in forest soil As if no water in the Harbour road, the scene is magnificent, beautiful, particularly in soil forest landscape Zanda County, the most obvious, a radius of several hundred kilometers. Some people say "have been to the forest soil, Shilin again, we feel the most boring." This shows that soil-lam how beautiful scenery, but Zardari is located in the remote, very few people有缘set foot in there.

recent years, exchanges of the world gradually close, the mysterious and beautiful Ali gradually and outsiders know, every year the staff to travel countless Ali, the vast majority of whom are foreigners, because the Chinese people Economic, awareness of the reasons, only a small number of people to come to Ali. Ali, now tourism has become a pillar industry in one of the Tibetan calendar, 2002 is the Year of the Horse water, the Year of the Horse in the Tibetan tradition is the most auspicious of the year, Kong-cloth-in (-wave) is known as the king of the mountain, Buddhist believers I believe the Year of the Horse to the mountain, equivalent to the normal year of lap 13 laps, to the latter can Xiaozaimianhuo, Buddhist followers of all the respect, can ascend to heaven after death. Ali in a timely manner to seize this rare opportunity to Ali in 2002 as a regional tourism, and held a news conference in the world#39;s major media widely publicized, and established a Web site for Ali, a window of foreign propaganda, Sector will be at the foot of the mountain and Shiquanhe Town, held colorful activities. Used to attract tourists from all over the world. Another point I want to say is: Ali to travel definitely not social order and national issues, Ali, hard-working people in the region and simple, no Cangbao are very friendly, very few social stability in the country.


Ali Gucheng with sheep, which means "Da Pengniao" to this point and my name is Xiangxiang, or I said that I and Ali有缘. Since ancient Ali, a mild climate, a large population, is the birthplace of Tibetan human one, formed a strange mysterious plateau culture, Xiangxiong ancient civilization is one of them, the ancient text is Xiangxiong Nanjiezhimi modern people, such as if one day It was understood Xiangxiong ancient text, Ali is bound to ancient culture all too clear. After Xiangxiong replaced by the Tibetan, Tibetan extinction after 400 years in Tibet after the war, the establishment of a Gugewangguo Ali, the ancient grid during the production, life has been highly developed, the population of hundreds of thousands, and today#39;s Ali 70,000 population in sharp contrast, the seven ancient grid collapse, as no written records, the ancient dynasty of the mysterious demise grid, the mysterious disappearance of large numbers of people will become eternal mystery to archaeologists around the world faith in it, But so far, no one is absolutely convinced of the findings.