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  • Lhasa, the capital of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, has a history of more than 1,300 years. Lhasa covers an area of close to 30,000 square km. It has a downtown of 544 square km and a population of 400,000; 140,000 of its people live in the downtown area. Lhasa is home to the Tibetan, Han, and Hui peoples, as well as many other ethnic groups, but the Tibetan ethnic group makes up 87 percent of the total population.

    The ancient city of Lhasa stands by the Lhasa River . The Lhasa River, known as the "merry blue waves," runs through the snow-covered peaks and gullies of the Nyai... Read Full Story »

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