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Amdo County

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Amdo County

Amdo County
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • Tibetan ཨ་མདོ་རྫོང་
 • Wylie transliteration a mdo rdzong
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 安多縣
 • Simplified 安多县
 • Pinyin Ānduō Xiàn
Location of Amdo County within Tibet
Location of Amdo County within Tibet
Amdo County is located in Tibet
Amdo County
Location in Tibet
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture Nagchu Prefecture
Capital Pagnag
 • Total 43,410.85 km2 (16,761.02 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 32,843
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Amdo County. (Tibetan ཨ་མདོ་རྫོང་; Wylie: a mdo rdzong) is a county within the Nagchu Prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The county covers an area of 43,410.85 square kilometres and is dominated by mainly Tibetan grassland. In 2000 it had a population of 32,843 .[1]

Its capital is Amdo Town, north of Lhasa. It has a station on the new railway from Golmud to Lhasa. There is a major rail depot 3 km west of the town. Cona Lake lies to the southwest of the town of Amdo.

Administrative divisions


  1. ^ 安多縣 (in Chinese).  

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