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Tibet

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Transcript of Tibet

Introducing...
Tibet!
Occupies 2.5 million square mi.
Population: 2.84 million
China's family policy does not apply to Tibet
Sometimes called: the roof of the world
Temp. In Tibet
average temperature in winter is 2 degrees Celsius
It can snow during spring
Climate in southeastern Tibet is gentle and temperate with the average temperature of eight degrees
In western Tibet, the average temperature is below zero degrees
While in Lhasa and the central part of Tibet, the climate is normal and nice for traveling.
Tibet vs. China
Tibet used to be free
China took charge
Debate over whether or not Tibet should be free again or be a part of China
China’s invasion of Tibet began in 1950
China wanted more land and control over Tibet's natural resources
Geography
High mountains
Lakes and rivers
Mt. Everest lies on the border between Tibet and neighboring Nepal.
Himalayas
Video
Facts
Capital is Lhasa
Language: Tibetan
The head of state is President Xi Jinping
Subsistence agriculture, tourism, infrastructure-related construction, mining, hydro-electric power
Tibet
Map Of Tibet
The Dalai Lama
Simple Buddhist monk
Spiritual leader of Tibet
The Dalai Lamas are believed to be manifestations and the patron saint of Tibet
Born 1391
Died 1474 (aged 82–83)
Food
Air dried meat
Butter, milk and cheese
Porridge
Milk curd
Bean noodles
Yak butter tea
Dumplings
Beef and mutton
Yogurt
Lots of vegetarians
Sources
Google Images
http://www.dalailama.com/biography/a-brief-biography
www.tibetankitchen.co.uk/traditional.html‎
http://www.freetibet.org/about/facts-about-tibet
www.freetibet.org/about/human-rights-tibet‎
http://www.tibettourstravel.com/famous-places-to-see-in-tibet.html
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And...Sarah and Ada!!!
Main Attractions
Potala Palace
Jokhang temple and Bharkhor bazzar
Norbulinka Palace
Drepung Monastery
Everest Base Camp
Namtso Lake
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