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Tibet Travel Guide
Tibet Location Map - Where is Tibet located?
Tibet Autonomous Region is located in the southwest of China, with a land area of 1.22 million square kilometers (the second largest region of China), bordering Xinjiang Region and Qinghai Province to the north, Sichuan and Yunnan to the east, India, Nepal, Sikkim, and Burma to the south.
Sitting atop the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Tibet is the highest region on earth, with an average elevation of 4,000 metres. That's why Tibet is often referred to as the roof of the world. The Himalayas and many of the highest mountain peaks in the world stands on the south of Tibet.