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China is one of the largest and most powerful of contemporary nation-states in the world today. It currently includes the vast majority of cultural Tibet in five of its western provinces - Tibet Autonomous Region (western, central and northern Tibet, and the western areas of eastern Tibet), Qinghai (northeastern Tibet), Sichuan (eastern Tibet), Yunnan (far southeastern Tibet), and Gansu (far northeastern Tibet).

Feature Type:
Nation
  • China (English, Latin script, Original)
  • 中國 (Chinese, Traditional Chinese Characters, Original)
    • ཀྲུང་གོ (Chinese, Tibetan script, Chinese-to-Tibetan Transcription)
      • krung go (Chinese, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
      • Trunggo (Chinese, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • 中国 (Chinese, Simplified Chinese Characters, Traditional-to-Simplified Chinese Transliteration)
      • ཀྲུང་ཧྭ་མི་དམངས་སྤྱི་མཐུན་རྒྱལ་ཁབ། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Chinese-to-Tibetan Transcription)
    • Zhongguo (Chinese, Latin script, Pinyin Transcription)
  • རྒྱ་ནག (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • rgya nag (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • Gyanak (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
Etymology for རྒྱ་ནག:

Literally, “expanse-black.”

Place ID: F1

Geocode Name: ISO 3166-1 alpha-2, Code: iso.alpha.2

Geocode Name: ISO 3166-1 alpha-3, Code: iso.alpha.3

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