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ADM2 Municipality, provincial capital
  • ལྷ་ས། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • Lhasa (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • lha sa (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • 拉薩 (Tibetan, Traditional Chinese Characters, Tibetan-to-Chinese Transcription)
      • Lasa (Tibetan, Latin script, Pinyin Transcription)
      • 拉萨 (Tibetan, Simplified Chinese Characters, Traditional-to-Simplified Chinese Transliteration)
    • Lhasa (Tibetan, Latin script, Ethnic Pinyin Tibetan Transcription)
  • ར་ས། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • Rasa (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • ra sa (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
Etymology for ལྷ་ས།:

Lit. "god-place," referring especially to the presence of the two famous Buddha statues traditionally housed in the Jokhang and Ramoché temples respectively, but also more generally to the location of important shrines, temples, and monasteries within the city of Lhasa.

Place ID: F317

Geocode Name: THL Extended GB Code, Code: gb.ext

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