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Ngari is a contemporary prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region that shares borders with Xinjiang Province and India’s state of Jammu and Kashmir. It has a long and distinguished history as a cultural region and home to a series of kingdoms and principalities. Notably, this was the site of the 10th-century Purang-Gugé kingdom and its associated revival of Buddhism during the Local Hegemonic Period of Tibetan history (c. 929-1056).

Feature Type:
ADM2 Prefecture
  • མངའ་རིས། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • mnga' ris (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • Ngari (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • Ngari (Tibetan, Latin script, Ethnic Pinyin Tibetan Transcription)
    • 阿里 (Tibetan, Traditional Chinese Characters, Tibetan-to-Chinese Transcription)
      • 阿里 (Tibetan, Simplified Chinese Characters, Traditional-to-Simplified Chinese Transliteration)
      • Ali (Tibetan, Latin script, Pinyin Transcription)

Place ID: F3862

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

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